This Jamaican sweet potato pudding recipe is a vegan spin on this popular dessert enjoyed in Jamaica and the Caribbean throughout the year. (If … I usually keep mine for 1-2 days in a container with a tight-fitting lid, and then refrigerate if any is left. Hi Michelle! Joyce you are welcome, I’m praying your health will improve. Does it make the magic too…?! Combine the coconut milk powder with water, mix well and add to the sweet potato... 3. Combine this mixture with the grated potatoes and mix well. If you did and added flour plus all the ingredients as written, it will be perfect. ground ginger, Allspice sounds like it is a mixture of spices so sometimes people mistake it for mixed spice, but they are not the same. Thank you for your encouraging words, I really appreciate them. Not sure why it is really white, did you use Caribbean sweet potatoes? Will let you know how it turns out. If you decide to grate sweet potatoes by hand, make sure you use the smallest hole on the grater to ensure pudding is smooth when baked. All Rights Reserved. Did I do something wrong while making it? Basically, you can tweak the flavors to suit your taste buds. I hope you enjoy it. Many of you, including Wendy in the Bahamas and Robin recently, have been requesting this recipe. © Copyright Recipes Jamaica. My mom use to make this pudding when I was a little girl. Ingredients: 2 pounds sweet potato 1 cup flour 2 cups coconut milk 1 1/2 cups dried fruits 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon margarine Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. Hope to hear back :). © Copyright 2020 - HealthierSteps. Get discounted copies of my cookbook here. Join our Facebook groups, sharing lots of delicious vegan and gluten-free recipes, health tips, etc., from our members. I’m not too sure about the sweet potatoes from Shop rite. Allspice is a single spice. Sweet potato pudding is a classic Jamaican dessert (especially on Sundays) or snack. Hi can I please ask the difference in taste or texture with and without the custard? I hope you enjoy it! but as soon as I get settled down I hope to do live videos. With your sweet potato pudding recipe you can substitute your flour with corn meal (finely ground). Are either one okay to use or should I use the batata I got? Dear Michelle! Thanks! I’ve never been to Jamaica but this reminded me of Belize Delicious and so easy. This is our new favourite dessert! It is mainly sold in West Indian, Asian and African grocery stores. But ask a few Jamaicans what is their favourite Jamaican pudding. Mix grated potato, yam, flour, raisins and baking powder. It also freezes well. Nesha, it is definitely cooked. Add 1/2 cup cornmeal, 1/2 buckwheat flour and some coconut flake. Do I purchase 2 pounds of potatoes ? 1 tsp. That’s because back in the day old-time people used to bake their puddings (sweet potato, cornmeal, etc.) Everyone really enjoyed it! Stir in flour to form a mostly smooth batter. What information would you like for me to send? Wish I could post a photo. ground anise Home → Recipes → Dessert → Vegan Jamaican Sweet Potato Pudding. Hi, Michelle I just made the pudding . It comes in different brands (Eve, Island Spice etc.) and to confirm, the potatoes are grated RAW, not cooked correct? I currently have this baking in the oven right now! Note: Please double the flour if using regular American sweet potato variety. When top is solid, remove from oven, leaving oven on and grab a fork and scrape up the top of the pudding (about 1/2 inch). Made this today using I large sweet potato, blend in coconut milk. It consists of flour, sweet potatoes (usually white fleshed ones) coconut milk, spices (mixed spice, nutmeg, cinnamon) sugar, vanilla and raisins. ... calls for a half cup of the custard( coconut milk, 1 tablespoon sugar, pinch of cinnamon) to be thrown on pudding halfway thru the baking process. Thanks. It also freezes well. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious. Meanwhile in a small bowl mix the remaining nutmeg and 3 tbsp of granulated white sugar. Sandra, I’m so happy you enjoyed it. Remove the pudding from the oven and let it rest … You will be happy you tried it! Preheat oven 350, line a 10-inch round baking pan with parchment paper and brush with oil or use … Be strong. It’s a matter of baking the pudding in an iron dutch pot or dutch oven set with live coals both at the bottom of the coal stove and on the top of the dutch pot/stove. Nowadays I make my version of Jamaican Sweet Potato pudding vegan and gluten-free. I’ll be using organge sweet potatoes so It seems as tho i will need to double the flour. This recipe sounds delish!! TO MAKE SOFT TOP : Combine 1 cup whole milk, remaining 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder and the dark sugar. Thank you.. Thank you for the recipe. Process in a food processor, add canned coconut milk, gluten-free flour, and spices and pop it in an oven. Cornmeal Pudding. Make sure you add extra coconut milk or water if you are using a high-speed blender. Thank you for leaving your feedback. salt 1 tsp. So you might want to adjust liquid depending on your preferences. This recipe is a must-try, there isn’t much room to fail if you are trying it for the first time. Thanks again. It is easy to make, using a food processor or a blender. Would it be possible for you to do a demonstration of this recipe where you go step by step, while mentioning the measurements of the ingredients–just everything until it’s ready to put in the oven? We love puddings! Ingredients: 2 cans Coconut milk. ground cinnamon Oh, can we use Whole Wheat Flour? Grace, yes you can and also double the flour. Just like today’s Jamaican Sweet Potato Pudding, also called pone. It's 100 percent vegan. I must say it wasn’t as easy to make when I was growing up, but it was such a delight to eat and an appreciation of my mother’s labor of love that brings back warm memories! Can I use coconut flour as a gluten free flour..?!? Grate using the grater or a food processor in batches. Jamaicans boast that you ain’t eaten pudding until you taste Jamaica sweet potato pudding. Hopefully the texture turns out ok. Traditionally, raw shredded sweet potatoes are used, but we found that sweet potatoes sold in the U.S. don't provide the same texture as those in Jamaica. I just want to make sure I use the right type of milk. A few tips to remember when making sweet potato pudding: I find the custard makes it moister but by all means, you can leave it out especially if you are adding raisins or the currants. To make Jamaican Sweet Potato pudding, you will need a special variety of sweet potato that has white flesh with red skin. The mixture was then baked outdoors, using a traditional coal stove. You could peel and grate 2 medium-size sweet potatoes and it will work. I enjoyed sweet potato pudding while growing up in Jamaica. So delicious!!! This sounds yummy but do you have to use coconut palm sugar or would caster or granulated be okay? Yes caster or granulated would work, thank you. Peel sweet potatoes and roughly chop. This looks delicious! Is it supposed to crack in the middle? Transfer grated sweet potatoes to a large bowl, add coconut milk, coconut palm sugar, spices and salt. Hope you enjoy! Preheat oven to 350°F 2. I understand its hard to eat one slice :). Rose Smith, Your email address will not be published. Thank you for sharing your feedback. Thank you, I really feel like a baker now. What is the best way to store this pudding once it cools? Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I don’t care whether it’s soft or firm. Sweet potato pudding is a dish that is typically served after dinner. Feed will not update. Add melted margarine, nutmeg, mixed spice, ground ginger, salt, cinnamon powder… (Wish i had pecans) Used your recommended spices. But will definitely rate afterwards. 1 cup Sugar. Similar to Cornmeal Pudding,it is best liked when the top, called a ‘sof pon top’, is softer than the rest of the pudding. It actually gives it a better consistency. 1 tsp. You only need plantains, salt, and oil to make this quick and easy snack! :) if not what kind of gluten free flour do you recommend? Any sugar or sweetener works with this recipe. The Jamaican sweet potato is sturdier when cooked, the American sweet potato is softer. Add dark sugar, flour and raisins. This is a Jamaican riddle and most people know that the answer is a delicious sweet potato pudding. It probably will work though. This was absolutely delicious! Thanks! A #Real Jamaican will have a healthy slice of pudding in the morning, noon or night - not only for dessert. That’s awesome Kiki, thank you! All Rights Reserved. Karen, I never buy the coconut from the carton because I presumed it would be more watery so I prefer to use the ones from the can or fresh coconut milk that I make from scratch. Hi, Did you use the same ration with buckwheat to regular flour?? Once it tastes great then I wouldn’t worry about it. It's also a wheat/gluten free and vegan rendition of a Jamaican classic. I appreciate it. She would mix the grated sweet potatoes with coconut milk (freshly grated), flour, spices, and raisins. The pudding looks amazing, can’t wait to try it! I made this sweet potato pudding recipe and it tasted real good. Browse the best collection of Jamaican recipes from around the web by local and international chefs. Iryna, thank you. Ok, thanks very much. Mix until sugar granules are dissolved. It is the dessert that will stop people in their tracks and is fondly the taste is fondly described as “hell a top, hell a bottom and hallelujah in the middle’. Preheat oven 375 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch round baking pan. I am in need of tweeking a little as i’m ‘keto’ish’ and can’t use flour, but can use ‘Lupin flour, coconut flour, almond flour’ would this be okay? I used yellow stweet potato, because I live in Hungary, and I can buy only that. what would You say about Mile or buckwheat flour..?? My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.