The Love Chef


Dessert Recipes


Adapted from Omar’s Mom’s Egyptian Recipe

            2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled
            12-ounce can fat-free evaporated skimmed milk
            3 tablespoons Splenda Granular sugar
            ½ cup dark chocolate chips
            ½ cup raisins
            1 tablespoon unsalted butter
            1 teaspoon pure vanilla

                  Whipped cream
                  Sliced almonds

Serves 6

Boil sweet potatoes and cook until soft, drain then pureé in food processor.

Meanwhile, scald milk. Add sugar, chocolate chips, and raisins while stirring until chips melt. Then add sweet potato pureé stir, and continue cooking until thickened; add butter. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla. Serve chilled.

Garnish with whipped cream and almonds, if desired.

“The Love Chef” (Francis Anthony) is the author of several cookbooks and appears on local and national TV. You can find his cookbooks at and/or visit his website “Cooking With Love” and “The Love Chef” are registered trademarks.


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