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Sweet Potato Cake

Posted by Anza Bast on Nov 16, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Everyone is familiar with sweet potato pie, but have you ever made a sweet potato cake?  The following recipe was printed in the local newspaper in 1917.KVG 26 Oct 1917 sweet potato  cake.jpg


The 36 ½ pound sweet potato that grew in St. Cloud about 1915, would certainly make a lot of pies and cakes!! 

 circa 1915 MDB.jpgFLM.jpg

Sources:  “Kissimmee Valley Gazette” October 26, 1917; Florida Memory photo collection; Michael D. Bast postcard collection

Topics: Sweet Potato Cake, Thanksgiving, Recipe

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