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  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 4 large eggs at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans



Step 1

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Grease 2 loaf pans.

In a medium bowl sift next 6 ingredients.

In a large bowl cream butter, sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy.

Blend in sweet potatoes, then eggs, one at a time
add flour in thirds.

Combine just enough to blend.

Spoon batter evenly into prepared pans.

Sprinkle pecans over the top.

Bake until a skewer poked in the middle comes out clean.

Remove cakes from pans and cool on wire racks

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