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A sweet bitterness

The sweet potato was still on the top of the shelf, in a so old and sweet loneliness that asked for commiseration.
She was looking at the kitchen with such a rawness that I was afraid that some resentment could become bitter…

Sweet potato cakes

Makes 10:

125 g sweet potato, baked and pureed
125 g light brown sugar
100 g cake flour, sieved
3 eggs

Pre-heat the oven to 180ºC.
Grease and lightly flour 10 small cake moulds (or a large one).
Combine well sugar with egg yolks.
Add the sweet potato puree and at last the flour.
Gently fold in the whipped egg whites.
Bake for 15-20 minutes.


7 Responses to “A sweet bitterness”

  1. nadia em 27 October, 2008

    these look wonderful- i will try these this afternoon!

  2. Rhyleysgranny em 27 October, 2008

    What a lovely little story and such pretty little cakes. x

  3. cindy* em 27 October, 2008

    mmmm, i love sweet potatoes. these are so pretty too!

  4. Dragon em 27 October, 2008

    I have a lonely little sweet potato that needs to be used. This sound like the perfect recipe for it. Thank you.

  5. Aran em 28 October, 2008

    they look delicious and i can imagine how moist they must be!

  6. laihooisan em 28 October, 2008

    Simple and healthy recipe :) love it! Thanks for sharing.

  7. Jude em 1 November, 2008

    great idea for tiny morsels that get overlooked. Yummy pics.

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