Recipe : Seychelles sweet potato cake

Head to the little paradise of the Indian Ocean: the Seychelles! Discover a sweet and original specialty: the sweet potato cake! More commonly known as "Gâteau di patate", this light and flavorful sweet is a delight for young and old alike!


(For 6 people)

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How to do the sweet potato cake?

1- Soak the raisins in rum and lukewarm water for about 2 hours.
Peel the sweet potatoes.
Wash them and cut them into pieces.
Bake them for 15 minutes in a steam oven at 212°F.

2- Beat the eggs with the vanilla sugar.

3- Mix the sweet potatoes with a little bit of the rum and warm water mixture (without the grapes).

4- Pour the mixture with the eggs and mix.

5- Pour into a buttered or siliconized cake pan.

6- Preheat the oven to 284°F. Bake for one hour.

Check the cooking with the point of a knife. It should come out dry.

-You can replace the vanilla sugar with cane sugar and add vanilla essence to your mixture
-For a fluffy, light cake, beat the eggs until smooth and airy!


Bon appétit!

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