Down South Yam Cake Recipe

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Down South Yam Cake
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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
  2. In large bowl, cream sugar, butter and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add yams to creamed mixture, beating until well mixed.
  3. Add flour, cinnamon, soda and nutmeg; mix well. By hand, fold in pecans, raisins and drained pineapple. Spoon batter into prepared pan; spread evenly.
  4. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool upright in pan 10 minutes. Invert onto serving plate. Cool completely.
  5. In medium saucepan, heat frosting over medium heat just until melted, stirring constantly. Spoon over cooled cake, allowing some to run down sides.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 548.99 Kcal (2299 kJ)
Calories from fat 296.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.93g 51%
Cholesterol 108.87mg 36%
Sodium 89.58mg 4%
Potassium 266.61mg 6%
Total Carbs 59.44g 20%
Sugars 21.86g 87%
Dietary Fiber 4.02g 16%
Protein 8.2g 16%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 1.7mg 10%
Calcium 42.7mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 429.12 Kcal (1797 kJ)
Calories from fat 231.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.74g 51%
Cholesterol 85.1mg 36%
Sodium 70.02mg 4%
Potassium 208.4mg 6%
Total Carbs 46.46g 20%
Sugars 17.09g 87%
Dietary Fiber 3.14g 16%
Protein 6.41g 16%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 6%
Iron 1.3mg 10%
Calcium 33.4mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.9
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • good source of fiber

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