Sweet Potato Cake

Sweet Potato Cake Recipe

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This is one of my family's favorite cake. I made it after having extra sweet potatoes after making pies.


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10 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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    1 c butter,softened
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    2 c sugar
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    2 1/2 c mashed,cooked sweet potatoes
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    4 eggs
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    3 c sifted all purpose flour
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    1/4 t salt
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    2 t baking soda
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    1 t ground cinnamon
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    1/2 t ground nutmeg
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    1 t vanilla
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    1 t orange extract
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    1 c confectioners sugar
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    4 1/2 t fresh orange juice
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    1/2 t grated lemon rind
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    1/2 t grated orange rind

How to Make Sweet Potato Cake


  1. Throughly cream butter and sugar;add sweet potatoes and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift dry ingredients;gradually add to creamed mixture. Blend in vanilla and orange extract. Pour into greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake 350 deg. for 1 hour 15 mins, or until done. Cool. Remove from pan. While still hot,drizzle with glaze.
    Glaze:Combine remaining ingredients Mix well.

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