After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, my sister hosted a family that had been displaced. On Sundays, we got together for brunch. Each of us made a dish and swapped recipes. Not only did we have a great opportunity to help a family in need, we also had a wonderful experience sharing a kitchen and swapping recipes.
Utensils - You will need:
- Griddle ( or large surface frypan)
- 2 Mixing bowls
- Potato Masher
- 1 1/2 Cups Flour
- 3 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Salt
- 1/2 Teaspoon Nutmeg
- 1 1/4 Cups Mashed Sweet Potatoes (2 large potatoes)
- 2 Eggs, beaten
- 1 1/2 Cups Milk
- 1/4 Cup Butter, melted
- Peel and cube Sweet Potatoes and place in medium size pan, cover potatoes with water and cook on medium heat until potatoes are fork tender.
- Drain water and mash potatoes
- Combine Flour, Baking Powder, Salt and Nutmeg, whisk until blended.
- In separate bowl, combine Eggs, Potatoes, Milk and butter.
- Whisk until blended.
- Add the combo of eggs, milk and butter to the bowl of flour;
- Mix only until dry ingredients are dampened.
- Drop by spoonful onto hot greased griddle and fry until browned.
- Serve with sugar & cinnamon mixture. (Cinnamon & Sugar, mix 1/2 Cup of sugar w/ 3 Teaspoons of Cinnamon)
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This is clearly an easy and interesting recipe. Actually in the end all one is doing is substituting the normal pancake batter for "sweet potato". Enjoy!