Now filling my apartment with a mouth-watering fragrance, an easy to make and delicious treat for a cold winter’s night.
Pre-heat oven to 350º F
Peel & boil until soft 2 cups (3-4 medium) sweet potatoes, mash or purée, set aside to cool
In a large bowl mix:
- 1 cup sugar (brown or white or ½ & ½)
- 1 cup molasses
- 1 cup vegetable oil (I use ½ peanut & ½ canola)
- 3 ½ cups flour (I have been using a mix of various types: garbanzo, millet, almond, corn, & wheat just because I inherited them. It doesn’t seem to make a big difference. I have made it using all non-gluten flour.)
- 2 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. nutmeg
- ½ tsp. salt
Add to liquid alternating with ⅔ cup water.
When well mixed stir in sweet potatoes, mix well, and pour into one 9”x13” glass baking dish (or 3 small bread pans).
Bake at 350ºF for 1 hour.
Allow to cool before cutting (if you can wait)