Sweet Yam Cakes

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  • 1/2 C flour
  • 1 T cornstarch
  • 1/4 C + 2 T sugar
  • 1 C water
  • 2 C cooked mashed yams
  • pinch salt
  • 2 T mirin OR 1 T sherry
  • pinch cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp light soy sauce

Blend flour, cornstarch, 2 T sugar, & water. Set aside.

In a small bowl, stir remaining 1/4 C sugar, salt, mirin, cinnamon, and soy sauce into mashed yams.

Spread the yam paste out onto flat pan about 1/2″ thick. Refrigerate 2 hours until firm. Preheat oven to 325F.

Form into cakes by rolling paste into a small ball with your hands, then press flat. (Wet hands to keep from sticking) Dip each cake into flour mixture & lay on greased cookie sheet. Bake 30 minutes.

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