Coconut Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

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Thanksgiving’s menu is about tradition. This is how I traditionally serve sweet potatoes on this holiday. The recipe takes the ordinary casserole with marshmallows and jettisons it to up to a different plane. I have served these many times and the reaction is always the same.  “Wow, those sweet potatoes are really great!  Can I have the recipe?” I originally shared the recipe before Thanksgiving 2015, but traditions are about repetition.  So here it is again. I hope it becomes part of your holiday tradition.

1 – 2     medium fleshed orange sweet potatoes, thinly sliced

1 can   coconut milk

1/2 cup  raw cashews

2 tbsp  cornstarch

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 tsp  vanilla

1/2 tsp  salt

Put the sliced sweet potatoes in greased muffin cups.  Stack the slices above the level of the top of the cups.  This will give the top layer of slices crinkled edges.  Blend the rest of the ingredients.  It is alright to leave some small cashew chunks.  They will give the dish additional texture.  Slowly drizzle the coconut milk batter into the muffin tins until they are full of liquid.  Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.  Let them cool 5 to 10 minutes to make the potato cups easier to remove from the pan.

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  3 comments for “Coconut Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

  1. Sissel
    November 20, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Looks fantastic! I’ll have to try it!
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    So blessed by your posts.

  2. Ely
    November 20, 2017 at 11:40 pm

    That recipe sounds so good!

    • Rose Warner
      November 22, 2017 at 11:08 am

      I have to be honest, I have served this to people who are not interested in healthy food and they have really enjoyed it. I hope you try it.

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