Ingredients

  • 6 to 8 sweet potatoes (about 2-1/2 pounds)
  • 3/4 Cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup butter or margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 Cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 11/4 Cups California raisins

Procedure

Peel and steam sweet potatoes until tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Turn into mixer bowl and beat until fluffy. Add remaining ingredients except raisins and beat until smooth. Stir in raisins and turn into buttered 2-quart casserole. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until hot.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 350 (Calories from Fat 27%); Total Fat 11 ( Saturated Fat 6; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 65; Sodium 130; Potassium 640; Total Carbohydrate 61; Dietary Fiber 5; Sugars 42; Protein 4; Calcium 65; Iron 2;

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Raisins are excellent food choices for most individuals, including those with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.