Sweet Potato Dreams

Sweet Potato Dreams

  • 1 8-ounce can diced sweet potatoesin light syrup
  • 2 ounces spiced rum
  • 1 egg
  • ½ ounce maple syrup, preferably grade B
  • Whipped cream, slightly sweetened
  • 1 cinnamon stick, or pinch ground cinnamon, for garnish


  1. Empty the can of sweet potatoes, including syrup, into a blender. Purée.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine 2 heaping teaspoons of the purée with the rum, egg and maple syrup.
  3. Shake vigorously without ice.
  4. Half-fill shaker with ice and shake again.
  5. Strain mixture into a cocktail glass or coupe.
  6. Top with a dollop of whipped cream.
  7. Grate cinnamon stick over the top, or dust with ground cinnamon.

Prep Time:  10 minutes

Yields:  1 serving

From:  http://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1015793-sweet-potato-dreams

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