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How to make my version of the Jamaican Sweet Potato Pudding

With its sweet taste and potato like texture, a dessert such as sweet potato pudding deserves to have all the right spices.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 45 mins
Total Time 6 hrs 15 mins
Cuisine Caribbean
Calories 6435 kcal


  • 2 ½ pound sweet potatoes peeled and grated (white flesh sweet potatoes only)
  • 2 cups of brown sugar
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup dark rum
  • 1 cup raisins


  • Soak raisins in rum for 3 hours or longer.
  • Peel and grate or blend sweet potatoes.
  • Mix coconut milk, brown sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg and grated sweet potatoes until well blended.
  • Mix in the flour, then the rum and raisins to the mixture.
  • Pour sweet potato mixture into a 9 or 10 inch round, greased pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 2 hours or until the sweet potato pudding is firm.


I use Rum Barbancourt to soak the raisins.


Serving: 1gramsCalories: 6435kcalCarbohydrates: 1155gProtein: 84gFat: 151gSaturated Fat: 130gSodium: 888mgFiber: 58gSugar: 477g
Keyword caribbean food, Caribbean Recipes, dessert, snacks
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