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raisin-filled sweet potatoes

raisin-filled sweet potatoes

  1 can (17oz) sweet potatoes, drained
2 tbs butter or margarine, softened
1 egg
1/2 tsp salt
dash ground cinnamon
dash ground ginger
2 tbs butter or margarine, melted
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp finely shredded orange peel
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup raisins
  Beat together drained sweet potatoes, the softened butter, egg, salt, cinnamon, and ginger. Spoon into 6 mounds on greased baking sheet. Make depressions in center of each mound. Brush with melted butter. Bake at 350� F. for 15 to 20 minutes. In saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and peel. Stir in orange juice and raisins. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. To serve, spoon raisin mixture into depressions in potato mounds.


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