Yam Cake & Frosting

Yam Cake & Frosting Recipe

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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

How to Make Yam Cake & Frosting

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.

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About Yam Cake & Frosting

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