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Serving: 1/2 cup (108 grams) 
Servings per recipe: 6 
Calories: 115 (9 from fat) 
Fat: 1 gram (0 saturated fat, 0 trans fats) 
Cholesterol: 1 milligram 
Sodium: 214 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 23 grams (2 fiber, 15 sugars) 
Protein: 5 grams

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Sweet potato custard

Your dinner guests will thank you for this heart-healthy dessert.


1 cup mashed, cooked sweet potato
1/2 cup mashed banana (about 2 small ones)
1 cup evaporated skim milk
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/3 cup egg substitute
1/2 teaspoon salt
Nonstick cooking spray, as needed
1/4 cup raisins
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together sweet potato and banana.
  2. Add milk, blending well.
  3. Add brown sugar, egg substitute and salt, mixing thoroughly.
  4. Spray a 1-quart casserole with nonstick spray. Transfer sweet potato mixture to a casserole dish.
  5. Combine raisins, sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over top of sweet potato mixture.
  6. Bake in a preheated 325 degrees Fahrenheit oven for 40 to 54 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.


Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Heart Healthy Recipes, nutr-ahc-93462; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

First published: 03/01/2005
Last updated: 01/20/2011

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department