6cupssweet white potatograted, about 3 - 4 pounds - skin is red, but the inside is white
1 - 2coconutfreshly grated - about 1 1/2 cup
1cupmilkwhole milk or evaporated milk
2cupssugarbrown/white or organic
1 ½tablespoonspure vanilla extract
1cupraisinsblack raisins preferably
2bananas - well ripenedcrushed
Peel off skin of all sweet potatoes cut into cubes and set aside. Break shell of coconut and remove second brown layer and cut into small to medium size pieces. If using a grater, grate potatoes and coconut. If using a food processor, blend potatoes and coconut in batches with water added gradually.
In a large bowl, add all ingredients with the exception of the bananas and the vanilla extract. Stir and make sure all ingredients are well blended
Place mixture into a deep pot and cook for 20 - 25 minutes while stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon.
Once cooked, stir in crushed bananas and vanilla extract. Spread evenly into a grease baking dish and bake for 40 - 45 minutes at 375°F. Cool before serving.
Pain Patate take a long time to make depending on tools and type of ingredients.
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.