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Sherried Sweet Potato Ring

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Ingredients
  Light brown sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Walnut halves 10 (Or More)
  Sweet potatoes/Yams 3 Pound
  Egg yolks 3 , well beaten
  Egg whites 3 , well beaten until stiff
  Soft butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Undiluted evaporated milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sherry 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Taylor New York State Golden Sherry)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grease a 6-cup ring mold with butter or oil.
2. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F

MAKING
3. Boil the potatoes whole without peeling, until fork tender.
4. Drain and let cool until easy to handle.
5. Peel the potatoes and add to a bowl.
6. Use a fork or a potato masher to mash the potatoes thoroughly.
7. Add the yolk, butter, seasonings, evaporated milk and sherry to the mash and blend well.
8. Add the stiff egg whites to the potato mixture and fold in lightly.
9. In the greased ring mold, sprinkle brown sugar to coat the bottom.
10. Arrange walnut halves rounded side down, at regular intervals.
11. Carefully spoon potato mixture on top and pack firmly.
12. Bake in a pan of hot water in preheated oven for 35 or 40 minutes or until done.
13. Remove and let cool slightly.

SERVING
14. Unmold onto a serving platter and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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