Peel the sweet potatoes and dice into 1 cm cubes. Soak the sweet potatoes in water to remove the scum, then rinse before prepping.
Put the sweet potatoes into a pan. Pour in enough water to soak the potatoes. Boil until soft.
When done, drain the boiled potatoes. Transfer to a bowl or the pan used for simmering. Mash the potatoes while still hot.
Add ★ ingredients into the potato and mix together. Work quickly before the potatoes go cold.
Taste, and add sugar if it's not sweet enough. ○Add milk if you like it more smooth.
Scoop into small aluminum linings or containers. Shape into flat balls or ovals using the back of the spoon.
Thinly brush on the egg yolks for shining. Bake in a 200℃ oven or toaster oven until the surface is nicely browned.
They're also nice to bake in bite-sized round liners or containers. You could also shape it with your hands rather than using liners or containers.
Story Behind this Recipe
I wanted to make easy sweetened sweet potato bites without dirtying my hands, and also without passing it through a strainer.
When chopping the sweet potatoes in Step 1, slice into thin rounds as if you're cutting the fiber. This reduces the fiber of the sweet potatoes when eating, and it makes it more edible even if you don't press it through a strainer.