About this recipe:This is a super-sweet and buttery mash, to be served as a side dish. Pears are mashed with sweet potatoes, evaporated milk, vanilla, brown sugar, butter and spices. Alternatively, it's also good as a snack or dessert!
2 pears, peeled and sliced
125ml dry white wine
4 tablespoons water
3 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
250ml evaporated milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:30min › Ready in:50min
Place the pears, wine and water in a small saucepan and bring to the boil over high heat. Turn heat to medium-low and simmer until pears are soft, about 5-10 minutes. Remove pears from wine and reserve.
Place the sweet potatoes into a large pot and cover with water. Bring to the boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and allow to potatoes to steam dry for a minute or two.
Stir the reserved pears, evaporated milk, vanilla, dark brown soft sugar, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg into the sweet potatoes and mash until smooth. Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot.