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Deep South Yam Cake

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Ingredients
  Flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Soft margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Yams/Sweet potatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cooked, mashed
  Sweetened rhubarb sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained
  Orange juice concentrate 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), frozen, thawed
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Walnuts/Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Unsweetened chocolate squares 1 Ounce, melted (1 Square)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350° F.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, sift the flour, baking powder baking soda, salt and cinnamon together.
3) In a bowl, cream the margarine and sugar together.
4) Stir in rest of the ingredients, mix well.
5) Blend in the flour mixture to make a slightly stiff batter.
6) In a greased 8-inch square pan, lined with a waxed paper at the bottom, evenly spread the mixture.
7) Bake in the preheated oven for about 25 minutes.
8) Allow to cool in the pan on a rack, turn out and remove the paper, then frost, as desired.

SERVING
9) Slice and serve on a serving platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Yam
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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