Yam Cake & Frosting Recipe

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Yam Cake & Frosting

Sandy Lowe

By
@Wildviolet

This cake is a lot like carrot cake but more moist. I got this recipe in high school from a friends mother, when I had dinner at her home one night. This was many, many years ago.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
12 good size pieces
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
oil
4
eggs
2 c
flour
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
cinnamon
3 c
grated yam
1 c
chopped walnuts

FROSTING:

1 lb
powderd sugar
1
8 oz. box cream cheese
4 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
2 tsp
vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1Cream sugar and oil.
2Add eggs and cream well.
3Add dry ingredients and mix well.
4Stir in nuts and yams.
5Bake at 325 degrees in two greased 9" round cake pans or a 9X13 greased dish.
Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool and frost.
6Frosting:
Cream the cream cheese and butter well. Add sugar and cream well. Add vanilla, mix well and spread on cooled cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #yams