Sweet Potato Pecan Ice Cream

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Recipe by Mercy

This recipe is from the George Washington Carver Sweet Potato Arts and Craft Association of Macon County, Alabama. The cooking time doesn't include a couple of hours for the chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mash the sweet potatoes and add one cup sugar and 2 to 3 teaspoons nutmeg; chill thoroughly.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk.
  3. Add sugar and eggs and mix well.
  4. Heat, stirring constantly, until steam begins to rise from the custard.
  5. Do not allow mixture to boil; remove from heat and add vanilla; chill thoroughly.
  6. Process custard in an ice cream freezer according to manufacturers' directions.
  7. Just before the custard freezes completely, add 2 cups of the sweet potato mixture and the pecans.
  8. Continue processing until frozen.

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