Sweet Potato Pudding
Civil War Cookbook, historian William C. Davis compiled an
authoritative record of the conflict’s cuisine, describing the
menus of the camp commissaries and how selected dishes were prepared.
Sweet potatoes were often prepared as sweet potato pudding for holiday
potatoes (white or orange-fleshed)
1 C milk
1 C sugar
Juice of a lemon
1 tsp cinnamon
potatoes for 30 minutes until soft and mash with the milk to a smooth
Pour into a shallow, lightly buttered dish and bake in a moderate oven
(375 degrees) for 30 minutes.
|Add the sugar, eggs,
lemon juice, and cinnamon, and beat until smooth.
The Civil War Cookbook
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