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Cider Baked Sweet Potatoes    Veg  HT  ACC  80mins


Serves 4    Hot  Vegetarian  Vegetables  Spices  Alcohol  Accompaniment  Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless


900g/2lb Sweet Potatoes, peeled and cut into 2.5cm/1-inch chunks
600ml/20fl.oz. Cider
50g/2oz Brown Sugar
75g/3oz Butter
1 x 7cm/2-inch Cinnamon Stick

teasp Ground Allspice


1. Place the potatoes, cider, brown sugar, half the butter and cinnamon stick in a large saucepan, bring to a boil then reduce the heat, partially cover and simmer, stirring from time to time for about 45 minutes or until the potatoes are very tender.

2. Preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas Mark 3 and grease a shallow ovenproof dish with butter. Remove the cinnamon stick and any excess cooking liquid from the potatoes. Add the allspice then mash until very smooth.

3.  Transfer to the greased dish, dot  with the remaining  butter then cover with aluminium foil and bake for about 20 minutes, stirring once half way through cooking.


4. Remove the foil and bake for a further 5 minutes.



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