Cooking at Home - Sweet Potato Custard

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Published Saturday, January 30, 2021


PICT RECIPE Sweet Potato casserole - USDA
Sweet Potato Casserole. Courtesy USDA

Makes:6 servings

This custard is sweet and creamy, a wonderful dessert or a sweet treat as a snack.


  • 1 cup sweet potato (cooked, mashed)
  • 1/2 cup banana (mashed)
  • 1 cup evaporated milk (fat-free)
  • 1/8 cup brown sugar (2 Tablespoons, packed)
  • 2 egg yolk (beaten, or 1/3 cup egg substitute)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cooking spray (as needed, non-stick)
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (ground)


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together sweet potato and banana.
  2. Add milk, blending well.
  3. Add brown sugar, egg yolks, and salt, mixing thoroughly.
  4. Spray casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Transfer sweet potato mixture to casserole dish.
  5. Bake in pre-heated 325deg oven for 35 minutes, Remove from oven.
  6. Combine raisins, sugar, and cinnamon; sprinkle over top of sweet potato mixture.
  7. Return to oven and bake 10 more minutes.

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup (151g)


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Total Calories


Total Fat

2 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


72 mg


270 mg


30 g

Dietary Fiber

2 g

Total Sugars

19 g

Added Sugars included

6 g


5 g

Vitamin D

1 mcg


153 mg


1 mg


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