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Candied Sweet Potatoes (Camote Enmielado)

By Gonzalo Guzmán - Friend of Milk Street

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Candied Sweet Potatoes (Camote Enmielado)

“We chose the camote because it is a simple and delicious recipe that is traditionally made around the holiday season. It's a warm dish that is perfect for the colder winter months.” – Gonzalo Guzmán


  • 2

    medium sweet potatoes, cleaned and cut into 2-inch thick rounds

  • 1

    medium (8-ounce) cone piloncillo or ¾ cup brown sugar

Katie F.

Can you really mean 2" thick rounds? The picture looks like they are less than 1/4" thick.

Lynn C.

Hi Katie -

Yes, the recipe was prepared as written with 2" thick rounds. This recipe is posted with permission from Gonzalo Guzman from his cookbook,“Nopalito: A Mexican Kitchen," as part of our Cookbook Club.

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