Down South Yam Cake

Recipe by JackieOhNo
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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
  • In large bowl, cream sugar, butter and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Cut up yams; add to creamed mixture, beating well until combined thoroughly.
  • Add flour, cinnamon, soda, baking powder, salt and nutmeg and mix well.
  • By hand, fold in pecans, raisins and drained pineapple. Spoon batter into prepared pan, spreading evenly. Bake for 60-70 minutes, or until tothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool upright in pan for about 10 minutes, then invert onto serving plate and cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, heat frosting over medium heat just until meted, stirring occasionally. Spoon over cooled cake, allowing some to run down sides.
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