BONIATILLO (SWEET POTATO PUDDING)

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BONIATILLO (SWEET POTATO PUDDING)

BONIATILLO (SWEET POTATO PUDDING). Alimento Base: Boniato, Cook boniato in boiling lightly salted water for about 20 minutes. Drain the boniato and purée in a blender. Set aside. Add water, sugar, cinnamon stick and lime peel to a large saucepan....
Tiempo de preparación 1 hora
Tiempo total 1 hora
Plato Boniato
Cocina Cuba
Raciones 8 comensales

Ingredientes
  

  • 625 g boniato peeled and cut in chunks
  • 1 pint 480ml water
  • 400 g brown sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 large lime or 1 small lemon
  • 60 ml dry Sherry
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1.5 tbsp butter
  • Salt
  • Ground cinnamon

Elaboración paso a paso
 

  • Preparation
  • Cook boniato in boiling lightly salted water for about 20 minutes.
  • Drain the boniato and purée in a blender. Set aside.
  • Add water, sugar, cinnamon stick and lime peel to a large saucepan.
  • Cook over a medium heat stirring constantly until syrup starts to thicken (approx 15-20 minutes).
  • Reduce heat and remove cinnamon and peel.
  • Add the boniato purée. Still constantly stirring, continue for 5-10 minutes until the mixture is smooth, then remove from heat.
  • Beat the egg yolks with butter and a pinch of salt until smooth.
  • Combine both mixtures, then return to cook for a few minutes over a low heat.
  • Remove from heat and add the vanilla and sherry.
  • Leave to cool then transfer to serving dishes and refrigerate.