Boniatillo (White Sweet Potato Pudding)
Recipe from Eloy Guzman.
This Cuban dessert is more savory than sweet, but will leave you satisfied after a delicious meal! This recipe was taught in one of our community classes as part of our Mosaic of Flavors series.
2 sweet potato (white)
2 tablespoons honey
3 cloves star anise
1⁄2 teaspoon butter
Skin and quarter potatoes. Boil until soft, about 10 minutes. Puree potatoes in food processor.
Boil 1 cup water, add 3 star anise cloves and simmer 5 minutes. Pour potatoes into a pan or skillet, warm on low heat and add honey to taste and butter. Add anise water to the potatoes and simmer for 2 minutes. Sprinkle with cinnamon and ginger.