Louisiana Yam Corn Bread

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 2/3 cups mashed cooked or canned sweet potatoes

Instructions

  1. Sift all the dry ingredients together and set aside.
  2. Combine the eggs, milk and oil in a large bowl, beat until smooth.
  3. Add yams and beat until well blended.
  4. Add dry ingredients, stirring only until moistened.
  5. Spoon it into two greased 8-inch square baking pans.
  6. Bake at 425 degrees F for 40 minutes or until done.
  7. Cut into squares and serve warm with butter.