• Nutty Sweet Potato Cake

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    • 2 1/2 c. sifted flour
    • 4 teaspoon baking pwdr
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon grnd cinnamon
    • 1 c. butter, softened
    • 1 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
    • Confectioners' sugar
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 2 T grated lemon peel
    • 3/4 c. water
    • 2 c. loosely packed shredded raw sweet potato
    • 1 c. dark, seedless raisins
    • 1/2 c. minced peanuts
    • 4 egg whites, stiffly beaten


    1. Sift together flour, baking pwdr, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside. In a large bowl, put together softened butter, brown sugar and egg yolks. Cream mix till very light. Fold in lemon peel. Alternately add in sifted dry ingredients and water beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Stir in sweet potatoes, raisins and peanuts then mix in egg whites. Pour batter into greased and lightly floured 10 inch Bundt pan or possibly 9 inch tube pan.

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