Recipe: Dutch Sweet Potato Puff

Peel and boil 3 sweet potatoes in salted water until tender; then mash well with 3 beaten yolks of EGGS, 1 cup of milk, 3 tablespoonfuls of butter, 2 tablespoonfuls of sugar, a pinch of nutmeg and lemon-juice. Beat the whites with a pinch of salt to a stiff froth; add to the potatoes and put in a well buttered baking-dish and bake. Serve hot.

Dishes & Beverages of the Old South, by Martha McCulloch Williams (Year 1913)