Sweet Potato Custard
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Serves: 6
 
This sweet potato custard is thickened with tapioca and naturally sweetened with maple syrup. This baked custard is a creative, completely vegan twist on a classic dessert.
Ingredients
  • 1 large sweet potato, chopped
  • 4 tbs tapioca flour
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • 3 tbs maple syrup
  • 1 tbs vanilla extract
  • coconut whipped cream, walnuts, and maple syrup for serving
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Bring water to a boil in a medium sauce pan
  3. Add sweet potato and simmer until very tender (10 minutes)
  4. Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender and combine until completely smooth
  5. Fill ramekins or other oven safe food molds and place in a larger casserole dish
  6. Add boiling water to larger casserole dish to ⅔ of the height of the ramekins
  7. Carefully place in oven and bake for 25-30 minutes
  8. Allow to cool completely before serving
Recipe by Home at Six at http://homeatsix.com/2014/10/sweet-potato-custard/