Saturday, 12 April 2014

Fertility & Maternity Recipes

Ginger and Sweet Potato Pudding

You might not have realized before, but sweet potatoes contain wondrous nutritional values. They can raise our blood levels of vitamin A as well as other nutrients such as,  vitamin C, B6, B1, B2, B3, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid, biotin, potassium, etc.

Together with nausea calming substance in ginger, this is a great recipe for women whether expecting or not.


  • 300g sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup full fat milk
  • 1 egg yolk (lightly beaten)

 Ginger syrup

  • 2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cream
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • pinch of ground cinnamon (optional)


  1. Steam sweet potatoes with skin on till inside is soft. (steaming preserved most nutrients)
  2. Skin and mash sweet potatoes when cooked.
  3. Place mash sweet potatoes in a pot on low heat.
  4. Add fresh milk to pot and mix well while keeping on low heat.
  5. Turn off heat. Add all ingredients for ginger syrup to pot. Mix well.
  6. Preheat oven at 180C. Grease cupcake molds or other small baking containers with butter.
  7. Scoop mixture into each cup till full, then brush egg yolk on surface.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes.

Notes: The colour of your pudding depends on the kind of sweet potatoes you choose. Sweet potatoes come in yellow, orange, purple, etc.


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