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Grated Sweet Potato Pudding

Old-Fashioned Grated Sweet Potato Pudding tastes a little like a pumpkin, or sweet potato pie, with the full-bodied flavors of molasses, cinnamon, and freshly grated nutmeg. It’s a rustic dessert that is easy to make using simple ingredients and requires no fancy equipment.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American Comfort Food
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 349kcal


  • 5 cups grated sweet potato peeled
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 1 cup molasses
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 350-degrees.
  • Spray a 3-quart baking dish liberally with baking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, butter, molasses, milk, vanilla, brown sugar, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  • Stir in the grated sweet potato and mix well.
  • Pour the sweet potato pudding mixture into the prepared baking dish and bake for 70-80 minutes (or until the center is set), making sure to remove the pudding earlier if it becomes too dark.
  • Remove and cool.
  • Top with ice cream or frozen yogurt and serve warm or at room temperature.



Tools and equipment;
Box grater or food processor fitted with the shredding disc, 2 large bowls, whisk, wooden spoon, measuring spoons, measuring cups, 2½ quart baking dish, baking spray.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 479mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 42g