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Praline Banana-Yam Pudding

Praline Banana-Yam Pudding

Similar to sweet potato casserole, this dessert could also be served with ham or pork roast.

Cooking Light MARCH 1997

  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 3/4 pounds)
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350°.

Bake potatoes at 350° for 1 hour or until tender. Let cool; peel and cut into chunks. Place potatoes and bananas in a food processor; process until smooth. Add melted margarine, 2 tablespoons sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, and salt; pulse until blended. Divide sweet potato mixture evenly among 6 (8-ounce) ramekins.

Melt 1 tablespoon margarine in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons sugar; cook 1 minute. Add pecans; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; divide pecan mixture evenly among ramekins. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 286
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Protein: 3.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 52.4g
  • Fiber: 5.9g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 136mg
  • Calcium: 45mg

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