Jamaican Sweet Potato Pudding

The Sweet Potato Pudding is a popular dessert on the island. Made from the starchy ground food, the sweet potato, this pudding is a delectable treat that is perfect for almost any occasion. Whether a party or just as to answer to the calling of your sweet tooth, you will definitely love this one. It might take a little extra labor to make but you will absolutely love the end product. Guaranteed. See the recipe below.


For 3 people ()

  • 5 pounds sweet Potato
  • 3 cups dark Sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 packet Coconut Milk Powder
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/4 cup Margarine melted
  • 1 whole nutmeg, grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 tablespoon white rum
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Browning optional


  1.  Peel cut and grate sweet potatoes and place in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add dark sugar, flour and raisins.
  3. Combine Coconut Milk Powder with water, mix well and add to the sweet potato mixture.
  4. Add melted margarine,nutmeg,salt, cinnamon powder, vanilla, rum, lime juice and browning and mix well.
  5. Scrape mixture into a greased 10inch baking tin.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven 350 F or 180 degrees C for 1 1/2 – 1 3/4 hours.

    Note:5 pounds sweet potato will yield 12 cups when grated.


Courtesy of Grace Foods


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