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Yam Spice Cake

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From Page 196 of The New Greengrocer Cookbook by Pete Carcione. For more information visit: TheGreenGrocerCookbook.Com Our Twitter Our Fan Page Our Youtube channel
  Sifted cake flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 2 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Mashed cooked yams 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)

Sift flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and spices together.
Cream shortening. Gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add yams and mix thoroughly. Add sifted ingredients alternately with milk to a creamed mixture. Mix well after each addition.
Turn into two greased 8-inch square pans. Bake in moderate oven (350°F) 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until done.
Cool 5 minutes in pans. Turn out on cooling racks and cool thoroughly. Cover with your favorite simple frosting mix. Makes two 8-inch squares layers.

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