How to Bake a Sweet Potato

There are many flavors in the food stuffs and mostly everyone love sweets. Sweets are the one which is liked mostly by people of different age groups. There are people who don’t like other flavors and tastes. But no one in this world hates to eat sweets and chocolates. Many countries like France are manufacturing chocolates in a greater quantity than other products. They are giving more importance to them. They are getting good response from the people all over the world.

The main ingredient of sweets and chocolates is nothing but the sugar. Sugar is produced from sugarcane in most of the Asian countries. But in European countries, they can’t get sugarcane and hence they are using sweet potatoes, carrots and beetroots for getting sugar. Mostly, sweet potatoes are used for producing sugar and they are planted for a large quantity.

They are the main crop in most of the countries. They not only use them for making sugar and they are also used for many other purposes in home. Mostly, people in European and American countries used to eat them in their meal. They add them in their food stuffs in order to give sweetness and taste to the food stuffs that they prepare. You can prepare a number of dishes with the help of sweet potatoes. Some people have them as such just after cooking them. Some may take them without cooking and they feel fresh eating them.

You can also bake your sweet potatoes and you can feel the different taste from them. First take fresh sweet potatoes and wash them with the help of good water. Now your potatoes are ready to cook and then place these sweet potatoes into the oven for about 15 minutes at 375 degrees F. Once you switch on the oven, your oven is ready to cook the sweet potatoes. Turn off your oven after 15 minutes and then get the cooked sweet potatoes from the oven.

Then keep it outside for about half an hour so that the heat will be reduced in them. Then peel off the outer skins over them and then place them into a bowl. Smash those sweet potatoes and place it inside a large bowl. Now you are ready to bake the yam which you already cooked. Then take the following ingredients in required quantity.

Take the boiled milk for about one cup, sour cream for taste, butter for giving fine texture, brown sugar for giving sweetness to the mixture and finally salt to bring you the actual taste. With this mixture, add the smashed potatoes and then mix them well. Now your baked sweet potatoes are ready and you can serve them to your family members and guests.

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About the Author: Leona Kesler is a head-chef at a very popular food restaurant in New York. Also she is a blogger who shares her experiences, tips, and other informative details about food and cooking. Her recipes are featured on many magazines.

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