Sweet Potato Bourbon Whiskey Cake

Recipe by BakinBaby
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift together; flour,baking powder,salt & seasonings, set aside.
  • Beat oil and sugars together until smooth, beat in egg yolks & boiling water gradually; beat for 2-3minutes.
  • Add dry ingredients to sugar mixture gradually, stirring well.
  • Stir in bourbon (take a sip if you like, as this adds to the character of the cake).
  • Stir in pecans.
  • Peel and grate sweet potatoes (should end up with 2 cups packed); stir into sugar mixture.
  • Beat egg whites until they form soft peaks; add the cream of tartar & salt.
  • Stir 1/4 of the whites into sweet potato mix, then fold in remainder.
  • Place in a greased 10 inch tube pan and bake about 1 hour in a preheated 350 degree oven.
  • Cool pan for at least 15 minutes before unmolding.
  • Serve solo, or dust with confectioners' sugar.
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