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Sweet Potato Custard

A flavorful custard that's tasty and healthy.

Recipe Source: Stay Young At Heart
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
10 minutes 45 minutes 6 servings ½ C


Nonstick cooking spray

1 C mashed cooked sweet potato

½ C mashed banana (about 2 small)

1 C evaporated skim milk

2 Tbsp packed brown sugar

2 beaten egg yolks (or ⅓ C egg substitute; if using egg substitite, cholesterol will be lower)

½ tsp salt

¼ C raisins

1 Tbsp sugar

1 tsp ground cinnamon

calories 144
Total fat 2 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 92 mg
Sodium 235 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 °F. Spray a 1-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray.

  • 2
    In a medium bowl, stir together sweet potato and banana. Add milk, blending well.

  • 3
    Add brown sugar, egg yolks, and salt, and mix thoroughly.

  • 4
    Transfer sweet potato mixture to casserole dish.

  • 5
    Combine raisins, sugar, and cinnamon; sprinkle over the top of the sweet potato mixture.

  • 6
    Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.

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