Sweet Potato Butter with Ginger

Author Notes: This sweet potato spread cooks up in under an hour. Great on toast, pancakes or a waffle.Liz | inspired by the seasons

Makes: 2 cups


  • 4 cups Peeled Sweet Potatoes cut into 2" chunks
  • 1 cup Apple Cider
  • 3 teaspoons Fresh Ginger
  • 1 tablespoon Molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
In This Recipe


  1. Add apple cider, sweet potatoes and ginger to a medium sized saucepan. Cover and cook at a simmer for 25-30 minutes until sweet potatoes are very tender.
  2. Remove pan from heat and blend until smooth with a stick blender or transfer to blender. Return to heat and stir in nutmeg and molasses.
  3. Cook an additional 15 minutes uncovered at a low simmer. Stir frequently until mixture resembles a thick paste and sticks to a spoon when inverted. Remove from heat, let cool to room temperature and transfer to a lidded glass container. Can be stored in the refrigerator up to one month.

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