Put the sweet potatoes in the oven and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until the inserted skewer goes through all the way. Do you have a print format of your recipes? https://www.justonecookbook.com/satsumaimo-japanese-sweet-potato Cut Japanese sweet potato into wedges, then boil with water in a pot until fork tender, and drain. Hi Karen! You will only use 5 best looking shells out of 6. Without the right amount of ingredients, your puree will turn into a big lump and won’t be even smooth and creamy. Thank you. Then add egg yolks one at a time and quickly incorporate into the sweet potato mixture so the egg doesn’t become scrambled egg. Basically, it’s a dessert made out of sweet potato puree and served in the shells to make it look like an actual sweet potato itself (too many “sweet potatoes” in one sentence!). Egg yolks: The egg yolks act as a binder as well as additional rich yellow color and custardy taste. Pat … Gather all the ingredients. Double baked in the oven, the mashed sweet potato dessert is served in its own shell for a unique presentation. Poke a few holes with a skewer (for steam to escape). I’m sad that it’s hard to find purple sweet potatoes in France. Please read my disclosure policy for details. All Rights Reserved. Hi! is the favorite season for many of us. When you scoop out the flesh, create a sweet potato shell with a 5 mm (1/4 inch) wall. Once the butter is completely melted, add the pureed sweet potato. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until browned. So don’t miss these three tips! Thank you for your kind feedback! Scoop the mixture into the sweet potato shells. ©2020 Just One Cookbook, All Rights Reserved. Have fun exploring the 700+ classic & modern Japanese recipes I share with step-by-step photos and How-To YouTube videos. Heavy (whipping) cream: You can use milk instead for a lighter version, but I like the rich taste heavy cream gives to the dessert. And stay in touch on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram for all the latest updates. Have fun cooking Sweet Potato for your BF! Broil (medium – if you can adjust) for 3-4 minutes, or until the top start to brown a little bit. Line a sheet pan with aluminum foil. https://www.japanesecooking101.com/sweet-potato-dessert-recipe/, Katsuo and Kombu Furikake Recipe (Kinshobai style), Nagaimo (Dioscorea opposita, Chinese yam), 1 lb 2 oz (500 g) Satsuma Imo, Japanese sweet potatoes. While it’s hot, using a spoon, scoop out the flesh leaving 5 mm (¼ inch) wall around the edges to create a shell. When fall season rolls in, this popular Japanese dessert “Sweet Potato” brings a nostalgic memory to many Japanese. I made them yesterday and my son and I reminisced about our trip while we ate them. So, thank you for your elegent recipes, now available for all the world! Your brain thinks you’re going to take a bite into a savory vegetable, but it turns out to be sweet, creamy and silky. This is a very easy and simple tasting dessert, make it at home and enjoy the taste of fall! Strain the sweet potato mixture into ramekins and cover each ramekin with aluminum foil. If it’s too big, each serving will end up with a big size. If you know of your local farmers market that carries them, please share your location in the comment below. Chill the potato mixture in the fridge for 30 minutes. They love cooking and eating great food, and share a similar passion for home cooking using fresh ingredients. Hope you enjoy the recipe! Buy our best-selling e-cookbook for 33 more easy and simple recipes! Japanese sweet potatoes are called Satsuma Imo,  which we used in this recipe, and they usually have purple skin with white flesh, but the inside turns bright yellow when it’s cooked. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website. For that reason, you may see Sweet Potato Dessert at shops more in fall. Steam over high heat for 10 minutes. Hi Wendy! You can print out the recipe, and the print button is inside the recipe box. Once again your recipe was easy to follow and turned out just right. In a medium saucepan, heat 2 Tbsp unsalted butter over medium low heat. Hi Hannah! Gradually add ⅓ cup heavy cream, stirring continuously, and combine well with the mixture. In a small bowl, whisk 1 egg yolk and brush the egg wash on the sweet potato mixture. Continue with the rest of the sweet potatoes. Sign up for the FREE Just One Cookbook newsletter delivered to your inbox! Turn off the heat. Yes, we lived in Los Angeles and enjoyed all lthe Japanese dishes then. Haha you sound like me. As you can imagine from the name of the dish, it is a very sweet dish and the majority of Japanese people consider this as a snack food. Keep stirring. It’s sweet and creamy and makes a wonderful autumn dessert! Peel the skin and mash. Thank you for trying this recipe! Even though sweet potatoes are available all year round at supermarkets, they are still considered to be a food of autumn. Sprinkle black sesame seeds on the center of each sweet potato.

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