Classic Sweet Potato Surprise Recipe
Here is an easy and delicious sweet potato recipe, adapted from the 1948 spring issue of Good Housekeeping Magazine.
- 1 8 ounce can of sweet potato
- 1 Cup crushed cereal flakes
- 1 Tablespoon butter
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/2 Teaspoon salt
- 1/8 Teaspoon pepper
- 4 marshmellows
- 1 Teaspoon orange rind, grated
- 1/3 Cup milk
Heat oven to 425ºF.
Place milk, butter, and potatoes in a saucepan. Heat till butter is melted and milk is hot.
Mash potatoes; adding salt, pepper, and orange rind.
Form into four balls, with a marshellow placed in the center of each. Roll each ball in beaten egg mixture, then in cereal flakes.
Bake on pie plate for 25 minutes.