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Southern Sweet Potato Cake

Yummy Near Year's Day Dessert
This decadently moist cake is typically served served in the South on New Year's Day. It just wouldn't be the same without it."


1 Cup Butter
4 Eggs
3 Cups Sifted Flour
1/2 t. Salt
1 t. Vanilla
1/2 t. Nutmeg
1/2 Cup Coconut
2 Cups Sugar
3 Cups Mashed Sweet Potatoes
2 t. Baking Powder
1 t. Baking Soda
1 t. Cinnamon
1/2 Cup Chopped Nuts


Cream butter in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer. Gradually add sugar and combine until light & fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat in. Add mashed sweet potatoes (okay to used canned sweet potatoes), vanilla and spices. Sift together the flour, baking powder, soda & salt. Stir in gradually. Fold in nuts and coconut. Pour into a prepared 9 X 13 inch pan. Bake in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for one hour. Cool and serve with whipped cream or frost with a cream cheese frosting.

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