Japanese Food and Drink Ideas
Sweet Potato Cake
Japanese sweet potato - satsumaimo - is a very popular dessert for all the family.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide
- 2 small sweet potato/yam
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 tbsp milk
- 2 1/2 tbsps sugar
Steam sweet potato/yam until it becomes soft. Peel the skin and mash the sweet potato in a bowl.
Add butter, 1 egg yolk, sugar, and milk in the bowl. Stir the ingredients well.
Make small oval-shaped sweet potato cakes and put each cake on an aluminium cup.
Mix some water and 1 egg yolk in a small cup. Glaze cakes with the egg mixture.
Place cakes on a tray and bake in 375 F oven for 10-15 min.
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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide
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