Boniatillo (sweet potato paste)
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Boniatillo (sweet potato paste)
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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:09:44 AM. Recipe ID 36755. Report a problem with this recipe.
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      Title: Boniatillo (sweet potato paste)
 Categories: Vegetables, Cuba, Update, Archived
      Yield: 6 Servings
  1 1/2 lb Cuban white sweet potatoes,
           -peeled and cut into
        lg Chunks
      2 c  Water
      2 c  Sugar
      1    Cinnamon stick
           Peel of 1 lime, white pith
      3 lg Egg yolks, lightly beaten
    1/4 c  Dry sherry
           Ground cinnamon for garnish
      1    In a large saucepan over
           -medium heat, boil the
           -potatoes in lightly
  salted water to cover until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain the
  potatoes and puree them in a blender or food processor fitted with a
  steel blade. 2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat the water,
  sugar, cinnamon, and lime peel, stirring constantly, until the syrup
  reaches the soft-ball stage (250 degrees), on a candy thermometer,
  about 15 minutes. Reduce the heat to low, carefully remove the
  cinnamon and lime peel, add the pureed potatoes, and cook 6 to 8
  minutes, stirring constantly, until the paste is thoroughly blended.
  3. Remove from the heat, add the egg yolks, and mix well. Return to
  low heat for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the
  heat, mix in the sherry, and allow the paste to cool at room
  temperature 10 to 15 minutes. 4. Transfer the mixture to a serving
  bowl or individual dessert dishes, cover, and refrigerate at least 2
  hours. Sprinkle with cinnamon and serve cold. Makes 6 to 8 servings
  BONIATILLO Sweet Potato Paste

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Recipe ID 36755 (Apr 03, 2005)

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