Jan 24, 2013

Pain Patate

Sweet Potato Pudding. A rich delectable dessert that is the perfect finishing touch.
4 lbs Boniato ( white sweet potato or patate)
4 Bananas, (well ripened) peeled and mashed
1/2 cup Shortening (such as Crisco)
1 can Cream of coconut (such as Coco Lopez)
1 can ( 8 oz) Coconut or Evaporated Milk
4 Tbsp Butter or Margarine
3/4 cup Brown Sugar
1 Tbsp Finely grated ginger
2 1/2 Tbsp Pure Vanilla Extract
1 Tbsp Ground Cinnamon
1 Tsp Ground Nutmeg
1/2 Tsp Salt
1 cup Raisins
Preheat oven to 3500 F (1800 C). Wash and peel Boniatos (patates) and cut in small pieces. Finely grind boniatos (patates) with the coconut milk using a food processor. Place in a heavy 8 to 10 Qt. Dutch oven. Peel and finely blend bananas. Add banana mixture and mix well. Then add all remaining ingredients (except for raisins) and mix well . Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly with wooden spoon until brown (about 35 to 40 minutes). Simmer for about 5 minutes on low heat. Remove from heat, add raisins, and mix well. Pour the mixture into a 15 inch oven safe dish. Bake for 35 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle with sugar and let sit for ½ hour before serving.

Bon Appetit!!!