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Sweet Potato Cake

Ingredients

2 lbs sweet potatoes
2 tbs unsalted butter
3/4 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup dark rum
1/4 cup raisins
4 eggs
1/2 cup milk
zest from 1 lime
1 tbs lime juice
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp kosher salt
2 tsp baking powder

Directions:

  • Peel and slice the sweet potatoes and cook with enough water to cover until tender. About 25 minutes.
  • Drain and mash.
  • While still warm mix in the butter, sugar and rum.
  • Beat in the eggs one at a time, then add the milk, raisins,¬†grated zest and lime juice.
  • Sift together the cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and baking powder and mix well into the sweet potatoes.
  • Pour the mixture into a greased 9×5 loaf pan.
  • Bake for about 1 hour in a preheated 350 degree oven.
  • Let cool for a few minutes in the pan then turn onto cake rack to cool.

Servings

1

Prep

25 min

Cook

1 hr

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Skill Level

Easy