Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

My husband and I tried this at the Animal Kingdom Lodge at Disney world, which is an absolutely marvelous buffet of African food. We loved it. I tried to get the waiter to sneak me the recipe to no avail. But he would tell me the ingredients, so I had to work out the proportions myself. It's pretty close.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cube and boil the potatoes until done (they'll be fork-tender).
  2. Drain very well; add butter.
  3. Mash by hand or in an electric mixer. You want them to get very smooth, and a little bit starchy.
  4. Stir in the spices and sugar.
  5. Enjoy with marinated grilled meat or vegetables.


Most Helpful

The ingredients are great together, just not in the proportions listed. I can see how some people might like it that heavy in spices, but not me. I will try this recipe again with the same amount of potatoes and butter, but change the spices to 1/3 teaspoon cinnamon, a solid pinch of cardamom and 1/8 cup sugar. I would not make this recipe as written, but it could end up being a nice change for the family with some work. Thanks for posting.

Londonsbk July 20, 2009

I love sweet potatoes and always look for a different way to prepare them. This recipe was a nice change-up with the combination of white/sweet potatoes. A true comfort dish. We made this with Recipe #70836 for ZWT4.

Sassy in da South July 11, 2008

These were good. A nice change from the usual savory potatoes. Even dh who does not really care for sweet potatoes thought they were good. Thanks!

Alskann June 30, 2008

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