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Stewed Sweet Potato Dessert

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This is a sweet dessert dish which can be served with custard, warm or cold. Sweet potatoes can be served as a veg too!


Serves: 3-6

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • salt
  • sugar
  • butter (a blob)
  • orange peel (a few rings, or naartjie peel - optional)
  • desiccated coconut (optional)
  • water


Stewed Sweet Potato Dessert is a community recipe submitted by Lizscheffers and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Place the water, sugar, cinnamon sticks in large pot and bring to boil.
  • Add sweet potatoes. Let it simmer until potato starts to get soft.
  • Add butter and simmer few minutes.
  • Once soft, serve warm or cold. sprinkle coconut over sweet potato Best served with vanilla custard!
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