Haitian Sweet Potato Pudding (Pen Patat)

Mary Schultz - Missionary Wife
Course Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine Carribean, Haitian
Servings 10 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lbs white or orange sweet potatoes peeled
  • 1 large ripe banana peeled and cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 12 oz evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 cloves crushed
  • 1 medium lemon grated rind only
  • 1.5 cups coconut milk
  • 3 tsp butter
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar for sprinkling on top

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Grate sweet potatoes into mixing bowl
  • Mash banana into grated potatoes
  • Add all remaining ingredients to mix one at a time, blending thoroughly
  • Spread evenly in a 9x13" baking pan
  • Sprinkle 1 tbsp brown sugar over top of pudding
  • Bake 90 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and the top is golden brown
  • Serve warm or cold
  • Refrigerate leftovers
  • Can be topped with whipped cream or rum syrup

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Keyword dessert, pudding, sweet potatoes