Gâteau Patate

Sweet Potato Cake

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By Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

Published 1973

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  • 2 lb. sweet potatoes
  • 1 oz. unsalted butter
  • 6 oz.<


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, grated rind and lime juice. Sift together the cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and baking powder and mix thoroughly into the sweet potatoes.

Pour into a greased 9-by-5 loaf pan.