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Sweet Potato Surprise Cake

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Category: Cakes, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------------------CAKE------------------------------------
  • 1 1/2 c Cooking oil
  • 4 Eggs, separated
  • 3 ts Baking powder
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 c Raw sweet potatoes, grated
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 2 1/2 c Sifted cake flour
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Nutmeg
  • 1 c Chopped nuts/walnuts/pecans
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract or flavor


1 lg Can evaporated milk
3 Egg yolks
1 1/3 c Flaked coconut
1 c Sugar
1 Stick oleo
1 ts Vanilla

Combine cooking oil and sugar. Beat until smooth.
Add egg yolks and beat well. Add dry ingredients which have been sifted
together. Stir in potatoes, nuts and vanilla, beat well. Beat egg whites
until stiff. Fold into mixture. Bake in 3 greased and floured 8-inch layer
pans at 350 F. for 25-30 min. Cool and frost.

FROSTING: Combine milk, sugar, oleo, egg yolks and vanilla in sauce
pan. Heat until boiling. Add coconut and continue to cook 3 to 5 min. or
until mixture thickens.

Remove from fire, and place saucepan in container of ice and beat with
wooden spoon until spreading consistency.

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