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Kumara Pie or Pudding

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • Stephen Ceideburg
  • 600 g Kumara
  • 300 ml Milk
  • 150 g Brown sugar
  • 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 1 pn Ground cloves
  • 3 tb Rum
  • 2 Eggs
  • 60 g Butter


Traditionally this recipe from the American Deep South is used to fill a
pie shell. But if you prefer, it is just as delicious if you skip the
pastry and bake the filling in individual souffle pots standing in a bain
marie (or one large one). The result has a rich complexity of flavour that
belies how easy it is to make. A dollop of King Island cream or mascarpone
on the side goes well.

Steam 600 g kumara, peeled and cut into chunks. until tender. Place the
cooked kumara in a food processor and add 300 ml milk, 150 g brown sugar,
half teaspoon ground cinnamon, half teaspoon ground nutmeg, pinch ground
cloves, 3 tablespoons rum, 2 eggs and 60 g melted butter. Process to a

Either: line a 23 cm pie dish with short or biscuit pastry and pour in the
kumara puree, or pour the puree into individual souffle dishes (or one
large one) and stand them in a baking dish containing water to come halfway
up the sides of the dishes.

Bake in a 220 C oven for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat to 150 C and bake
until the puree is just firm, 40 to 60 minutes. Do not overcook.

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