Sweet Potato Pudding


Please don't omit the grated rind of the lemon and orange. I have, and it really is not the same.

Sweet Potato Pudding
8 servings
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4 cups grated sweet potato
Grated rind of 1 lemon
Grated rind of 1/2 orange
2 eggs beaten
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup molasses
2/3 cup milk
1/3 cup good bourbon
1/2 cup melted butter

Mix sweet potatoes, lemon and orange peel. Beat eggs and sugar and stir into potato mixture; then add the spices, molasses, milk, bourbon, and butter. Mix thoroughly and put in buttered 2-quart casserole. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 1 hour. This can also be baked in individual custard cups. Reduce your cooking time accordingly.