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Sweet Potato Log Rolls

  • Grease and flour bottom and sides of a 15 by 10 by 2 inch jelly roll pan; line bottom of pan with waxed paper.
  • Beat eggs at high speed of electric mixer until thick and lemon colored (about 5 minutes); gradually add sugar, beating 5 additional minutes.
  • Continue beating, and gradually add sweet potatoes and lemon juice.
  • Combine dry ingredients and stir into sweet potato mixture.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan, spreading evenly.
  • Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 to 15 minutes or until done.
  • Sift powdered sugar in a 15 by 10 inch rectangle on a linen towel.
  • When cake is done, immediately loosen from sides of pan and turn out on sugar.
  • Peel off waxed paper.
  • Starting at narrow end, roll up cake and towel together, cool on a wire rack, seam side down.
  • Unroll cake and remove towel.
  • Spread cake with filling; reroll.
  • Chill until serving time.
  • Yield 8-10 servings
  • Filling:
  • Combine butter and cream cheese, beating until light and fluffy.
  • Add powdered sugar, flavorings and salt; beat until smooth.