Sweet Potato Custard

Sweet Potato Custard RECIPE

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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 150.2
  • Total Fat: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 50.3 mg
  • Sodium: 138.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 4.4 g

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Introduction

Sweet potatoes and bananas combine to make a flavorful low fat custard. Sweet potatoes and bananas combine to make a flavorful low fat custard.

Ingredients

    • 1 cup mashed cooked sweet potato
    • 1/2 cup mashed banana (about 2 small)
    • 1 cup evaporated skim milk
    • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
    • 2 beaten egg yolks (or 1/3 cup egg substitute)
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • as needed nonstick cooking spray
    • 1/4 cup raisins
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

1. In a medium bowl, stir together sweet potato and banana.



2. Add milk, blending well.



3. Add brown sugar, egg yolks, and salt, mixing thoroughly.



4. Spray a 1-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray. Transfer sweet potato mixture to casserole dish.



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



6. Bake in a preheated 325 F oven for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean.



Yield: 6 servings--Serving Size: 1/2 cup

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Member Ratings For This Recipe


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    Incredible!
    23 of 23 people found this review helpful
    I made this again without white sugar or salt and used egg whites instead of yolks. I cut the milk to 3/4 cup. It cut the cals by almost 1/2 and the fat down to 0.3 g. It tasted just as wonderful!!! YUMMY! I don't feel so guilty eating two servings! - 1/25/08


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    Incredible!
    21 of 22 people found this review helpful
    I'm eating it right now. I left out the brown sugar and added one little packet of stevia and 3/4c. of soy milk and it was perfect. I used egg white only . I added half the raisins and a little cinnamon on top. It is delicious. - 2/18/09


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    Very Good
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I have added rice to this recipe and turned it into Baked Sweet Potato Rice Pudding. Very good. - 8/28/08


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    Incredible!
    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious - I added walnuts, vanilla abstract and left out the rasins. Big hit in my house!! - 8/28/08


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    Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I am a sweetpotato enthusiast & enjoy custard. This makes a great breakfast or snack. I ve made it w/out banana, substituted milk for the evaporated, used whole eggs, & sugar substitute. Tastes great everytime! Also works well in microwave. Did you know you can microwave sweet potatoes? Saves time. - 3/17/07


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    Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    This was absolutely delicious. Very nutritious as well. Eggwhites and less sugar would lower the calories. Actually, I bet you could cut the sugar in half or eliminate it altogether. It's just on the edge of being too sweet, and both the bananas and sweet potato have enough sugar on their own. - 11/12/07


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    Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    My grandkids love it more than their mom's SP & Marshmellows. Instead of Brown sugar I used 1 Tbsp Bakeing Splenda, 1 Tbsp of Black Strap Molasses, & 1 tsp of Knox gelatin. - 4/23/09


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    Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Love sweet potatoes AND pumpkin both. Used 1/2 the sugar and no salt. Added a dash of nutmeg and mixed the spices in potato mixture--not on top; sprinkled finely chopped pecans and craisins on top. Added dash of nutmeg and cloves to pumpkin mixture with walnuts on top. Either way, it's delicious. - 7/6/10


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    Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I made this tonight in a muffin pan without the toppings (just forgot...duh). My 3 year old son thought it was cake and loved it. And he doesn't even eat vegetables, ever! Will make this again soon and might try to mix some broccoli in with it... - 2/5/09


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    Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    As I'm typing this, I have this baking in the oven. I'm going CRAZY with anticipation in waiting to try it. If it tastes half as good as it's smelling, it's going to be a real treat for us all here!!!! - 1/7/09


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    Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    it was really, really good! i made it just the way it is listed and ended up having to cook it for a good 20 minutes longer. i am going to make it with pumpkin instead next time, can't wait! - 6/12/09


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    Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This Southern gal loves sweet potato pie so naturally she loved this. Next time will add a teaspoon of lemon extract, leave out the white sugar and raisins. - 7/6/10


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    Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Tried w/ egg substitute and a little less 2% milk (forgot to buy evap. :) It has potential, but seemed bland to me. Next time, I think I'll add more cinnamon and mix it in directly. It was good reheated with extra cinnamon and a little bit of smart balance or neufatchel(?) cheese mixed in. - 6/21/10


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    Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was quite good. I goofed getting the sweet potato ready for inclusion which disrupted the texture, so I think it is actually better than it turned out for me. I used two whole eggs and 1 cup skim milk. It was a little bland, so another time I would add spice to the sweet potato-banana portion. - 12/20/09


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    Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is great. I used Craisins because I had no raisins on hand. It was very good both hot and cold. I will make it often. I loved the banana taste in the recipe. - 3/25/09


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    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I will be trying this soon but I will put mine in a pie plate and then cut into 6 and put some sf, ff cool whip on top too!

    Thanks ever so much for this one!

    Donna
    - 8/28/08


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    Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    It may be made with some shredded cocconut to add texture and flavor. I will be somewaht more caloric... - 7/27/08


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was a little too good! Even though I skipped the sugar on top and did less brown sugar. I wanted to eat the whole thing! - 3/18/10


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely devine! I used Egg Beaters, Splenda and Milnot (It was all I had). - 1/10/10


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    Bad
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I am a huge sweet potato lover...but this was just not hitting the right notes for me. I think if the banana were left out it might be better. - 8/28/09


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is wonderful both with sweet potatoe and pumpkin..
    I have used both,liked the splenda idea will try that also.
    - 8/28/08


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    Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Tasty and delicious!! - 7/6/10


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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I tried this, great tasting. The first time I ate it, it was warm out of the oven. Now it's chilled- should I warm it up or eat it chilled? What do you all like? - 6/2/10


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    Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Family liked it. Didn't rave but liked it enough (and its so easy!) that I'll definitely make it again. - 9/21/09


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    Bad
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this last night. No one in my family could get past the first bite. The combo of banana and sweet potato didn't go together, in my opinion. We love sweet potato and I was very disappointed it didn't turn out. - 6/12/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used nuts instead of raisins and am making sweet potatoe pie tarts out of leftovers. - 11/19/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Served this warm after dinner. My kids, with whom I have tried every tactic including pureeing, hiding, and disguising vegetables all without success, are scarfing this down as I write. I think the sweetness of the banana coupled with the irresistible aroma of the cinnamon was the hook! - 6/14/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I hate sweet potatoes but my DH loves them. Made this tonight and it was absolutely delicious! I would add vanilla extract. The raisins weren't half bad but I think nuts would have made this even better. Reminds me of a creamy pie without the crust. I made it in a pie pan. SF/FF Cool Whip ++ - 2/4/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good! Because my husband is a dibetic I used Splenda white and brown sugar. - 1/5/09


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    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great. I can't wait to try it, especially using the suggestions from others. Will use pecans instead of the raisins and skip the sugar. Maybe use the pumpkin pie spice instead of the ginger. mmmm - 1/2/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I thought this recipe was pretty good. I despise bananas, but I thought I'd give it a try since I love sweet potatoes and raisins. I am definitely going to make this again. - 10/12/08


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    Nice! - 7/8/21


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    I wonder how this would taste with almond milk - 6/22/21


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    Incredible!
    Two of my favorite foods joined together! A marriage made in heaven for me! Even the kids liked it. - 4/6/21


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    thanks - 10/2/20


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    looks good - 9/4/20


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    I am going to try this using some of the tips below. I love sweet potatoes and this sounds awesome. - 6/28/20


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    Great idea - 3/2/19


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    Cut down the brown sugar and eliminated the white sugar. good dessert -- or breakfast. - 7/21/18


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    Incredible!
    I made it without the raisins (lower sugar that way too!) and every time I make it it is thicker than the picture (more like a real custard). Love it! - 7/16/18


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    Sugar and spices are the key. - 5/16/18


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    Incredible!
    Made this, leaving out the banana, and served as side dish for thanksgiving. even my husband who loves candied sweet potatoes asked me to make sure to save the left overs. I call that a 5 star review. - 11/30/13


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    O.K.
    Well it smelled great but the taste is very bland. I used egg whites 2% milk and no sugar. It was OK dish but probably won't be making it again. - 9/20/12


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    4 WW pts - 1/17/12


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    Very Good
    Great recipe. Good for using that last, turning-brown banana. This is good for breakfast, a snack or a dessert. I divided it into eight little ramekins and substituted 1% milk for evaporated. It's good warm and cold. Will definitely make this one again and mix the raisins throughout. - 12/18/11


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    Incredible!
    Didn't have a lot on this list so winged it..I made mine with Sweet potato,banana,a tip of milk,1 packet of Stevia and dried cranberries.. was very yummy without all the extras - 11/3/11


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    Incredible!
    I looked at this great idea but I felt the sugar was too high for me.I am diabetic, Thanks for the great I only used 1 tbs Brown sugar. I used a single egg to keep Cholesterol down. No salt or topping and it was great will make it often. I am doing the math. It might get to four servings. Thanks!! - 11/3/11


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    Ohhh this sounds awesome! I gotta try this!! - 8/14/11


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    Incredible!
    Can anyone say Sweet Potato Pie? No evap milk used 3/4 skim 1/4 water. combined potatoes and banana in food processor. Added rest and gave it a good blend. Used pumpkin pie seasoning 1/4t and 3/4 cinnamon in topping. In the oven now - smells amazing - can't wait! Boy was it good. - 6/25/11


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    Incredible!
    very good and easy to make. I made mine with egg whites, a little less condensed milk (and made mine with powdered milk and water), a little less sugar (omitted the white sugar on top), added more cinnamon and vanilla - yum! husband couldn't believe there was potato in it! - 6/20/11


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    Incredible!
    a good way to use frozen or over ripe mashed bananas - 3/4/11


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    O.K.
    it was just okay - 1/7/11


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    Very Good
    yeah ,less evaporated skim milk, no sugar, sweet potatoes and banana have enough natural sugar - 12/24/10


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    Is this a side dish to main chicken course or something to be eaten between main and sweet course? From UK not used to this combination!? - 9/22/10


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    Marvelous. Thanks so much - 9/9/10


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    Incredible!
    I made this tonight for dessert. It is awesome. I will be making this again. I put a litle fat free cool whip on top and had it with vanilla spice dessert tea. Next time I may add some walnuts to it but it was excellent as is. Thanks for a great recipe. - 8/9/10


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    I will try this today - 8/5/10


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    Very Good
    No sugar, except tablespoon on the top mixed with sliced almonds and cinnamon and some cake spice, and 1 tsp ground flax. I used Almond milk and betterN'Eggs. No salt, or raisins either. It was a little too plain, so I topped it off with some cool whip free to make up for it. THen ate too much!
    :)
    - 7/29/10


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    Very Good
    Very tasty! Reminds me of a pumpkin pie but sweeter. I made mine as a pie by pouring it into a pie shell. - 7/11/10


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    sounds an interesting combination. people seem to like it. will give it a try - 7/11/10


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    Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    wE LOVED THIS! - 7/7/10


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    IT HAS EVERYTHING I LIKE ROLLED INTO ONE! - 7/6/10


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I only wish it was not so hot to have the oven on. Still, I am running out to the store to get the ingredients and will make tonight. Sounds yummy, and I love sweet potatoes any time of year. - 7/6/10


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great, but left out the raisins as I just do not like them cooked. I will try again with Craisins or golden raisins. Pecans would be good also. my hubby even liked it and he is not a sweet tater fan except as fried sweet taters. - 7/6/10


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds like a keeper. With some of the suggestions, I hope to play with it myself, and possibly adapt to replace my Thanksgiving pumpkin chiffon pie. In any case, will make this immediately. - 7/6/10


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    made this for my hubby he loved it .. so will make it again. - 7/6/10


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am anxious to try this recipe! - 7/6/10


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great. Will try it as soon as this heat wave passes - I don't want to turn on my oven in 100 degree heat LOL! - 7/6/10


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds wonderful. I will try it soon. - 7/6/10


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds so good! Will make this one soon! - 7/6/10


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sorry, this just doesn't appeal. - 7/6/10


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very refreshing - 7/6/10


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sounds like this could be desert tonight. Can't wait to try this - 5/17/10


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sounds great.. cant wait to try it! - 5/4/10


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    O.K.
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is alright but there are better custards and better foods out there to use my calories on. - 11/18/09


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i found this very delicious thanks for posting it - 8/6/09


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    Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this without the raisins, sugar, and cinnamon on top. It made an excellent side dish. - 7/27/09


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    Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds wonderful! Will try it soon! - 6/22/09


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    Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    LU V SWEET POTAOES SOUNDS SOOOO GOOOOD - 6/19/09


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    Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love sweet potatoes and bananas and was eager to try this recipe. All out of skim milk. So, I used 3/4 cup 2% milk. I think it was pretty good and would try it again. - 6/16/09


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    Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds so good and lots of vitamin A. I printed the recipe for future use. Thanks - 6/13/09


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    Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used 1 Tbsp of dark brown sugar in the custard and 1 Tbsp of same in the topping, instead of white sugar. I also increased both the sweet potato and banana amounts, and used two whole eggs. I served it with plain yogurt on top. Interesting taste. I don't know if I'll make it again or not. - 6/11/09


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love sweet potato casserole so will give this a try. Never added banana before. Sounds delicious - 6/10/09


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yum! I am going to make this tonight! - 6/10/09


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have been looking for a pumpkin custard for a long time--think this will be a winner. - 6/10/09


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I will be making this tomorrow! It sounds absolutely delish! - 6/10/09


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    Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds super, a great way to get children to eat veges. - 6/10/09


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will try this one because I love sweet potatos which are so nutricious and this sounds delicious. I liked reading all the comments and substitutions that can be used. Thanks!! - 6/10/09


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    Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My mouth danced! And I sang of how this dish tasted! Wonderful! Delish! - 6/10/09


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds really awesome and I am definitely going to make this very soon. Thanks :) - 6/10/09


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    Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was great -- loved the banana flavor and even enjoyed eating the raisins. Pretty sweet, but very satisfying if you have a sweetooth. - 6/10/09


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    Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I'm going to have to try this! I love sweet potatoes and the fact that you use real ingredients in the recipe! - 6/10/09


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great, especially using the healthy sweet potato! Will make it soon! - 6/10/09


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    Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sweet potato pie is my husband's favorite. This should endear me to him. - 6/10/09


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I'm going to try it. - 6/10/09


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    O.K.
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is nothing to get excited over. - 6/9/09


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    Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Family enjoyed it. - 3/30/09


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try this - sounds like a good healthy alternative desert as well. - 2/27/09


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    Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Smells great while cooking, I made the recipe as-is for the first try except for the raisins - I don't like them - lol. Will try some of the alternates suggested for the future because this is a keeper. - 2/15/09


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    Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this is something I am going to try real soon,never thought of the two together,it is a must try for me - 2/1/09