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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 143.0
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 62.5 mg
  • Sodium: 253.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 5.2 g

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Sweet Potato Custard


Sweet Potato Custard

Introduction

An interesting but tasty dessert, perfect for a cool evening. An interesting but tasty dessert, perfect for a cool evening.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 cup cooked sweet potatoes, mashed


    1/2 cup mashed banana (1 medium)


    1 cup evaporated 1% milk


    2 tablespoons packed brown sugar


    2 egg yolks, beaten


    1/2 teaspoon salt


    1/4 cup raisins


    1 tablespoon sugar


    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Tips

Try it garnished with pecans or walnuts!


Directions

1. In a medium-sized bowl, stir together sweet potato and banana. Add milk, blending well. Add brown sugar, egg yolks, and salt, mixing thoroughly.



2. Transfer mixture to a non-stick one quart casserole pan (or light oily pan).



3. Combine raisins, sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over top of sweet potato mixture.



4. Bake in a preheated 300 F oven for 45-50 minutes or until knife inserted near the center comes out clean.



Serves 6.



Reprinted with permission by Public Health Seattle & King County





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  • 24 of 38 people found this review helpful
    So many comments by people who have not made or eaten. I don't find that very helpful. - 3/25/09

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  • Incredible!
    19 of 20 people found this review helpful
    wonderful..and for those who needed to know portion size...1/2 cup per person...thank you for this one.. - 4/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    19 of 19 people found this review helpful
    Very very good. I thought it was going to taste like a pumpkin custard, but it had its own distinctive flavor. - 3/25/09

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  • Good
    18 of 20 people found this review helpful
    I added cinnamon and clove to the batter. I also used currants though if I make this again, I would try cranberries. I didn't find it dry but only baked it for 30 minutes. If you shake the pan and it doesn't jiggle, it's cooked. - 3/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    16 of 18 people found this review helpful
    I eliminated the raisins, added sugar and cinn to custard. I cooked in custard dishes in a hot water bath for about 20-25 min. Creamy and delicious! You would never know this is "diet" food. Yum! - 3/16/07

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  • Very Good
    13 of 16 people found this review helpful
    I made it with vainilla/walnuts. Left out banana/raisins/cinnamon.-
    Delicious! - 3/25/09

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  • Very Good
    12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    VERY,VERY YUMMY. MY GRANDKIDS LOVED IT.
    I USED FAT FREE EVAPORATED MILK AND 1 WHOLE EGG,
    PLUS A DASH OF NUTMEG. THANKS FOR SHARING.
    - 3/29/09

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  • Very Good
    12 of 20 people found this review helpful
    Mama always referred to sweet potatoe pie as a custard because of the way the filling was made. I make it the same way and this recipe is similar without the banana and raisins. Adding a 1/2 tsp of vanilla and 1/2 tsp of almond or rum extract would be good here too! - 3/25/09

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  • Very Good
    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    This was very good and yes, it CAN be divided among 6. ;D Hubby didn't think it was sweet enough, but once he added some cool whip on top he was content!

    I thought it was DELICIOUS!! ;D - 3/29/09

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  • Very Good
    11 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I enjoyed this...easy to make and it satisfied my dessert-craving sweet tooth! I used dried currants instead of raisins and added allspice to the mix. It was just *slightly* dry. - 3/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Tastes wonderful - hot or cold. Had to bake it for 90 minutes for the centre to set but still delicious nonetheless. Thanks. - 3/31/07

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    This was great. I didn't have raisins so I put pecans with sugar and cinnamon topping. My friends and family loved it. - 1/8/10

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    wonderful tasty recipe for sweet potatoes will make again - 6/9/09

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  • Very Good
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Pretty good! I actually liked the sweet potato/banana combo. - 5/2/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Great flavor and easy to make. - 9/27/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This is a great alternative for my sweet tooth! I wasn't quite sure how to "eat it properly," and preferred it as a hot dessert as opposed to a cold one. Thanks for the new idea! - 4/21/08

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  • Very Good
    6 of 10 people found this review helpful
    When you are asked to rate a recipe, rate it! Don't tell people what you added or subtracted, or substituted from the recipe. I am tired of people not following directions. JUST MAKE IT AND RATE THE RECIPE. WE DO NOT WANT TO HEAR ABOUT HOW YOU MADE IT BETTER, WHAT YOU ADDED AND SO ON.... - 10/15/13

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  • Bad
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Both DH and I love sweet potato anything, but this just wasn't good. Strong banana taste and smell, and odd consistency. Definately will not make like this again. Maybe try without bananas again. I like bananas too, but the combo didn't work for us. - 4/5/08

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I thought this was different and very NEW! Loved it! - 3/25/08

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  • 6 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I have been making this for years, sweet patoe pie without the crust. Instead I use whole eggs skim milk no sugar grade B maple syrup. - 12/30/07

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  • Very Good
    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I made this today and the taste is really good! Just happen to be a little dry, think it was due to the extra mashed sweet potato I added. - 9/29/07

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  • Very Good
    5 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I made this with a 15 oz. can of Organic Sweet Potato Puree, added 2 eggs, 1/4 tsp. ginger and 1/2tsp. cinnamon to the mixture. Then ladled it into custard cups and microwaved at 50% power for about 23 minutes. Delicious and easy! - 9/21/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Tried this and it is delicious - 3/27/09

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  • Good
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Distinct banana taste, but otherwise bland. Will try again adding spices and perhaps an oatmeal crumb topping. Served as a main course at lunch. - 3/16/07

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 25 people found this review helpful
    I'm gonna say this anyway: it sounds like it would be delicious. The problem I have with it is, you are taking 1 cup of potato and 1/2 of a banana and DIVIDING IT BETWEEN 6 PEOPLE! Come on now! Sweet potatoes are good for you, and so are bananas! I lost 6 pounds this past week & I had both! - 3/25/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    very good! a new favorite for everyone! - 10/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    this was delicious even the kids went back for seconds
    yjanks now I have a new dessert - 8/14/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty. Reminiscent of fried bananas. Definitely needs the chopped pecans on top and make sure the bananas are very ripe. - 11/23/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! It's very sweet, the banana really adds great flavor. - 3/9/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I just made it and it is creamy and tastes good---- I didn't put raisins in it tho as I'm not a big raisin fan-- - 9/19/10

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  • 2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    i saw this recipe yesterday and decided to give it a try..made it & served as dessert after dinner,,it was a big hit.. i doubled the cinnamon, used egg substitue unstead of 2 eggs yolks, cranberries instead of raisins and splenda brown insteand of regular brown sugar..will make this often. - 8/16/10

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  • 2 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Comments on a recipe are always very helpful. This sounds VERY good, and I will try it. BUT will use evap. skim milk, and egg sub. I think, PLUS Splenda. - 3/25/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Also took out the raisins and added Splenda. Its sooooo good and a crowd pleaser - 3/25/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Sounds delicious! I'll substitute regular brown sugar from Splenda brown sugar - 3/25/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is delicious. I love it. - 11/14/13

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    For diabetics and dieters, substitute Splenda brown sugar and leave out raisins. Egg substitute can be used in place of real eggs, and I add 1/4 tsp of nutmeg or allspice. - 9/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I have made this also, but used evaporated skim milk, brown sugar splenda, and egg beaters. This brings down the calories slightly and figures as one starch and one fruit. - 9/19/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is really yummy, but then how could "anything" sweet potato not be great! - 8/14/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I am going to make this tonight. I am going to use indivdual ramakins for this and then freeze the leftovers. I love sweet potatos and this just sounds Yummy! - 1/12/10

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    i just love this.and it is easy to make - 4/17/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I think I will leave out the sugar all-together. Bananas and sweet potatoes are sweet enough for me by themselves! - 3/25/09

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  • O.K.
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It was good, but not quite as yummy as I was hoping for... - 8/2/08

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  • do you think it would work if I used almond milk and omitted the egg? or replaced the egg with something? - 9/24/14

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  • Now I've grown up on this stuff but we didn't add raisins or bananas. Also, to give it little umph I add ginger and nutmeg. Ease up on sugar too. Looking at this I might try to make maybe on Sunday.....yummmy - 9/24/14

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  • You have got to try this-YUMMMMMMY!!!! - 6/28/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tried this, it was easy, low in calories, delicious, and loaded with healthy foods.
    Thanks. - 2/22/14

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  • Good
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    i make this at least once a month, but i've never actually eaten it. i make it for my toddler's lunch as i got it from a website about cooking for infants and toddlers. she loves it! it's easy to make and smells delicious. - 11/14/13

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    allergic to egg yolks any suggestions - 4/23/12

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  • Bad
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Not at all my cup of tea, I didn't like the taste or texture, although my friend managed to finish it off, I won't be making it agian, - 5/23/11

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  • Very Good
    0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    sounds great...good fallrecipe..will be making soon. - 11/3/10

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  • Good
    0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    i will try the recipe with microwave mode,less time consuming. - 9/23/10

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Will try this. sounds like a good alternative to pumpkin pie and NO Crust!! - 9/20/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I love Sweet Potatoes so am really looking forward to trying this recipe as is ~ thanks for sharing! - 9/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    will definitely try this as love banana and sweet potato. Sounds ymmmy - 9/19/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It tastes great. - 8/18/10

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Sound great - 8/18/10

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    OHHHH, that sounds really delicious! - 8/16/10

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  • Very Good
    0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Interesting combination of two of my favourate foods. Will try it this way. - 8/14/10

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  • 0 of 8 people found this review helpful
    My family loves sweetpotatoes..........I will try this. - 8/14/10

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  • 0 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Adding this one to my meal planner for a try soon. - 8/14/10

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    excellent - 8/14/10

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  • O.K.
    0 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I would rather have a plain sweet potato. - 4/17/10

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  • 0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I have never heard of Sweet Potato Custard, I look forward to trying this recipe - 6/14/09

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  • 0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Looking forward to trying this. Sounds yummy! - 4/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I like sweet potato so as soon as I buy some I will make this. - 3/28/09

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  • 0 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try this! Sounds so good! - 3/26/09

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  • 0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    sounds like a tasty treat! Will try suggested water bath I think but otherwise will follow the recipe. - 3/26/09

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  • 0 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Sounds like a Southern dream... - 3/25/09

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  • 0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Hm, yes. Interesting enough to try! Will give it a go!! - 3/25/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Sounds yummy. My Dad will love it. - 3/25/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    love bsweet potatoes. Cann't wait to try this! - 3/25/09

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  • 0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    it would be easier for us who have never tried this if the size seving was listed - so calorie count could be more accurate. Thanks - 3/25/09

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  • 0 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I love sweet potatoes and they are so good for you. cant wait to make this. Need a few of the ingredients. Will add some spices as suggested in the comments. - 3/25/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great I have been looking for this recipe.
    I will make this.
    Yameeee.... - 3/25/09

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  • 0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I will make this using craisins instead of raisins. And I will have to put it in 6 separate freezer dessert dishes, since I am the only one who will eat them! - 3/25/09

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  • 0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    The recipe is described as "interesting BUT tasty," which makes it seems as tho custard made from sweet potatoes would not normally be appealing.

    It looks delightfully appealing to me!

    - 3/25/09

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  • 0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This I will try! - 3/25/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This sounds real good. Like Cruisin2lose I will eliminate the raisins. I will also replace the sugar with Splenda. - 3/25/09

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    good - 12/30/08

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  • 0 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good, love sweet potato anything. Don't know about the banana. We'll see. - 10/1/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Haven't made it yet but most anything made with sweet potatoes should be good - 9/26/08

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  • 0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This sound delicious! I will try to sneak it to my kids as pumpkin pie. Think it will work??? - 9/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    this sounds wonderful and I am going to make it tomorrow. - 3/29/08

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  • 0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    But it looks great and yummy!!! - 3/25/08

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  • 0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I plan making this soon. I plan on using the brown sugar splenda in place of reg. brown sugar and maybe use egg beaters in place of the eggs. This would make a good evening snack. - 3/24/08

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  • 0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I definitely will try it. I love sweet potatoes and I love dessert! - 3/24/08

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  • 0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I didn't make this, but it sounds delicious. I'll try it this weekend when I have company coming for lunch. - 3/24/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This sounds delicious--I will try it!! I love custard and sweet potatoes. - 3/24/08

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  • 0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    ALWAYS LOOKING FOR GOOD SWEET POTATO RECEIPES/SOUNDS GOOD EXCEPT FOR RAISINS/DON'T CARE FOR COOKED ONES. - 3/24/08

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  • 0 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I will definetely try this. I love sweet potatoes and this sounds like a whole different way to have them. - 12/30/07

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