Sweet Potato Bites

Sweet Potato Bites

Make these simple and delicious desserts when sweet potatoes are in season.

Ingredients: 15 - 20

Sweet potato
500 g
2 tablespoons
50 ml + (adjust as necessary)
20 - 30 g
about 5 tablespoons
◎Egg yolk
1 1/2
◎Vanilla extract
about 5 drops
○Egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon


1. Thickly peel the potato. The potato should weight about 450 g once peeled. Cut into 1 cm cubes, blanch, then put into a heatproof dish. Add the water and microwave for 8 minutes.
2. Mash the potatoes when they are still hot (it's okay if there are a few chunks left) and add ● marked ingredients. Mix well.
3. Add the ◎ marked ingredients and combine. When everything is well combined, using your hands form into boat shapes (if the dough isn't sticky enough, add some milk).
4. Place the sweet potato cakes in aluminum cups. Combine the ○ marked ingredients and generously brush tops of the buns with the mixture. Bake in a 190℃ oven for about 15–18 minutes.

Story Behind this Recipe

My mom used to make these using a piping bag, but I found an easier way.