Thursday, February 23, 2006

Sweet Potato Dessert

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This is one sweet dessert to enjoy in the cold winter days. Super easy to make and take less than 30 minutes.

For the Syrup:

Water to your liking
Gula Melaka (sweetness to your liking)
or the brown bar shape sugar (found in oriental stores)

Few slices of gingers

1 peeled and cubed sweet potato


Boiled the water, gula melaka and ginger in a saucepan. When the sugar has melted, add in the cubed sweet potato. Covered and let it simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the sweet potato has soften. Turn the heat off and serve warm.


Unknown said...

Ching, you made one of my favourite desserts.:) I also like adding dried longans into it. By the way, how cold *brrrrr* is it over at your place now?

rokh said...

ching, seem delish and to think i have never try this version before!

Tazz said...

On the 15th of CNY, I cooked the soupy Tang Yuan and added some sweet potatoes into it. Very yummy!

Fonia said...

Ching, This is one of my favourite dessert too! Sad to tell you that I can't find any red/orange sweet potatos here... I miss it so much!!! *Drool*

Little Corner of Mine said...

It was down to around 20-30'F few days ago. It starting to warm up again, around 50s'F.

This is easy version. ;)

I tried it with colorful 5 mins tapioca pearls with added coconut milk. Yummy too.

Fonia, I wonder, what color is the sweet potato there?

jadepearl said... like!!!!
Wow..that's cold. Sometimes, when its humid hot here, I wish is

Fonia said...

Ching, they are white in colour... vy similar to YAM! Last time I cooked 'Bo Bo Cha Cha'... Using both yam & sweet potato - Look damn ugly, u know! Dunno which was which, until we ate the cubes!*Grr...*

Little Corner of Mine said...

JP, don't we all are, when it's too hot, we wish it's colder, when it's too cold, we wish it warmer. Hahaha....HUMAN!

Fonia, wah, that's interesting! I have yet to see a white sweet potato, learned something new today. :)

Anonymous said...

I love this dessert. My mom always make this. I gotta try to make it on my own.