Mashed sweet potatoes with marshmallows
This recipe is traditional in my family for holiday dining. It
comes from my great-grandmother.
- 2 1/4 lb sweet potatoes
(canned or precooked)
- 2 cups milk
- 3 Tbsp brown sugar
- 3 Tbsp melted butter
- 1/2 tsp salt
- dash pepper
- dash cinnamon
- 1/4 cup raisins
Mash sweet potatoes by putting through a sieve or beating in an
electric beater or using a potato masher or food mill.
Add milk gradually (if you add it too fast it splashes and is hard to
Mix in remaining ingredients.
Put in buttered casserole.
Heat through (bake in slow oven
for 20-30 minutes, or in microwave).
Cover top with marshmallows.
Return to oven until marshmallows are slightly melted and a bit brown
(if the oven is too hot, the marshmallows will disappear!) This step
cannot be done in the microwave.
easy with an electric mixer.
15 minutes preparation, 30 minutes baking.
approximate measurement OK.
Spencer W. Thomas
Computer Science Dept., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Recipe last modified: 30 Nov 86
From: thomas@utah-cs (Spencer W. Thomas)
Subject: RECIPE: Mashed sweet potatoes
Date: 19 Dec 86 02:56:56 GMT
Organization: University of Utah CS Dept, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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