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Old 06-08-2005, 09:55 PM   #1
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Post Deep-Fried Sweet Potato Balls

Deep-Fried Sweet Potato Balls

Makes 5 servings.

3/4 pound sweet potatoes-- cooked, peeled and mashed
4 teaspoons cornstarch, divided
1 pinch salt
1 tablespoon water
1 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup sesame seeds
1 1/2 quarts oil for deep frying

1 In a mixing bowl, knead together potatoes, 2 teaspoons
cornstarch, salt and water to form a stiff dough. In a
separate bowl, combine coconut and brown sugar. Form
potato dough into small balls; make a well in the center
and fill with coconut mixture; close up hole and reshape
balls. Roll in sesame seeds, then in remaining cornstarch.
2 Heat oil in deep-fryer or deep, heavy-bottomed pan to
375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
3 Fry balls in oil until golden. Drain on paper towels. Serve


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Old 06-09-2005, 05:57 PM   #2
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deep fried sweet potato balls

Wow, do these sound good!! Where are you getting all these great recipes?!?! Are they family favorites?

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Old 06-09-2005, 06:40 PM   #3
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nope, Rainee is our recipe Queen

If you are looking for something, odds are that Rainee can find it for you!!
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