Sweet Potato Yema Balls

Lance Washburn

By
@ChefWashburn

These make a great side dish or appetizer dish.

Leftovers make a great snack.


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
sweet potato
1/2 c
carrot
3
egg yolks, beatened
1 can(s)
condensed milk
1/4 c
caramel
2 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
1 c
ice cream (vanilla or vanilla-caramel flavour)
1/4 c
heavy cream
1/4 c
finely chopped nuts (cashew or almonds)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a pot, boil carrot and sweet potato for 15 to 20 minutes or until soft. Mash until smooth (or use blender), then set aside.
2
In a bowl, beat three (3) egg yolks. Add condensed milk & caramel. Whisk until well-blended.
3
In a saucepan, melt butter over low heat, add the egg-milk-caramel mixture and stir continuously for about 5 minutes.
4
Add vanilla-caramel ice cream and stir constantly for another 5 minutes or until the ice cream is thoroughly melted.
5
Sprinkle finely chopped nuts and mix thoroughly for 10 minutes or until the mixture begins to thicken.
6
Add the carrot and sweet potato mash, then turn heat to medium and continue stirring for another 10 minutes.
7
Splash thickened cream into the mixture and continue stirring until the mixture starts to hold together.
8
Remove from heat and let it cool for about 5 minutes.
9
Scoop 2 tsp of yema and form into balls.

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