I used yams rather than sweet potatoes, and baked then rather than microwaved. I doubled the recipe to take to a potluck, but found that I got all the juice I needed from an orange and a half, so I have a big bowl of mutilated orange pulp from scooping it out of the other shells. I used fresh ginger. I would recommend cooking the potatoes early in the day, and then peeling them when totally cooled, because my poor hand is bright red, and to be honest, the taste wasn't really worth it. The spices are good, but overall, these are pretty bland. We don't have any whip cream on hand, maybe they would be better with that. Sorry, and thanks for the idea.