SWEET POTATO DOUGHNUTS FROM GUAM

 

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  • Servings: 12
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2½ cups sugar
  • 6 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 8 cups mashed sweet potatoes

Directions

  • Boil sweet potatoes until well done.
  • Drain.
  • Cool sweet potatoes for 1 minute, peel and mash with potato masher.
  • Sift flour and baking powder before using.
  • Add flour, baking powder, sugar and coconut milk to sweet potatoes.
  • Mix together until dough is formed.
  • On well floured surface with floured rolling pin, roll dough ½ inch thick.
  • With floured doughnut cutter, cut out doughnuts.
  • Deep fry in coconut oil until golden
  • Dust with powdered sugar

Notes

This recipe comes from Guam also known as the Island where America's Day Begins or Gateway to Micronesia. We found this delightful recipe in a Classic Guamese Cookbook - Recipes of Guam by Alice Maxwell which was written in 1954.

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Author Credit: Alice Maxwell

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