Make as a special treat or snack cake.
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 can (15 oz.) mashed sweet potatoes or unsweetened sweet potatoes, rinsed, drained, and mashed 1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar 3 large eggs
1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup (6 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels – optional
1/2 cup water


PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Lightly grease and flour one 13 x 9-inch or two 9-inch-round baking pans.

COMBINE flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger in small bowl. Combine sweet potatoes, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large bowl. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add oil; beat until well blended. Stir in morsels and water. Stir in flour mixture; mix until blended. Pour into prepared pan(s).

BAKE for 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan(s) on wire rack(s). For layer cakes, remove from pans after 10 minutes.

Recipe makes 12 servings.