“SOME FOODS ARE SO COMFORTING, SO NOURISHING OF BODY AND SOUL, THAT TO EAT THEM IS TO BE HOME AGAIN AFTER A LONG JOURNEY.” Eli Brown (author Cinnamon and Gunpowder)
Let me tell you that these soft and moist little sweet potato cakes are so VERY comforting! The warmth of cinnamon and nutmeg combined with a sticky rum glaze ….. well these are sure to soothe the most tattered of souls.
While working through some major life changes, what I thought would be a 3 month absence from blogging turned into 9 months! Yikes! And as I prepared to return this week, I found myself worrying if I would even remember how to bake, photograph and blog. I have truly missed my blogging friends, my baking groups, the camaraderie we share in doing what we all love to do so much. And I am thankful for the support of those who reached out to me behind the scenes while I was gone; it meant so much.
I am especially excited to be back baking with The Cake Slice bakers. This is a wonderful group of women who share a love of baking cakes. And each year we bake together from a selected specialty cake cookbook. This year it is The Southern Cake Book, from Southern Living. A huge thank you to Laura from Baking in Pajamas for leading this fabulous group of women. I’m looking forward to a great year.
I’m also looking forward to jumping back in with the Bundt Bakers. While I had hoped to contribute this cake to their Boozy Bundts collection this month, I missed my deadline. Stacy from Food Lust People Love, was willing to squeeze me in, but I couldn’t get my act together. So I look forward to next month!
Now, on to this cake….. [Read more...]