Try one of our Mexican dessert recipes for the perfect ending
to any dinner.
Dulce De Camote
2 pounds sweet potatoes
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1/4 cup each dark and golden raisins
1 tablespoon dark rum
1 tablespoon tequila
Set the oven at 375° F.
In a baking dish, bake the sweet potatoes whole for 1 1/2 hours or until they
are tender. Let them cool. Remove and discard the skin. Chop the flesh into
In a saucepan, combine the sugar and water over low heat until the sugar
dissolves. Turn the heat to high and boil the syrup until it forms the thread
(225° F. on a candy thermometer).
In a large mixing bowl, mix the syrup with the sweet potatoes, vanilla,
cinnamon, pecans, both varieties of raisins, the rum, and the tequila.
Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Serve at room temperature, topped with creme fraiche or unsweetened whipped