Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups grated raw sweet potato

  2. 1/2 cup margarine or butter, melted

  3. 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  4. 3 large eggs, separated and beaten

  5. 2 cups milk

  6. 1 cup water

  7. 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon or to taste

  8. 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves or to taste

  9. 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg or to taste

  10. 1/2 cup citron

  11. 1/2 cup raisins

  12. 1/2 cup currants All-purpose flour Hard Sauce:

  13. 1/2 cup butter

  14. 1 cup granulated sugar

  15. 1/4 cup brandy, bourbon or whiskey

  16. 1 large egg white

  17. Freshly grated nutmeg

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 °F (175°C) .

  2. In a food processor grate the sweet potato.

  3. In a large bowl cream the margarine and sugar together. Add the egg yolks to the sugar mixture, mixing well. Gradually add the milk and water, beating thoroughly. Add the grated sweet potato and mix well. Add the cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.

  4. Dredge the fruit in flour and add to the sweet potato mixture.

  5. Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites.

  6. Pour into a greased baking dish. Bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes.

  7. Serve with Hard Sauce.

  8. For Hard Sauce: In a medium bowl cream the butter and sugar. Add the brandy and mix well. Blend in the egg white. Serve over the Christmas Pudding and sprinkle with nutmeg.


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