A bun, good for any time of the year
1 Cup Dragon Stout (or any stout available)
1 Cup Brown Sugar
2 Tbsp Molasses
2 Tsp All Spice
2 Tbsp Butter, melted
1 Large Egg
3 Cups All-Purpose Flour, Unbleached
2 Tsp Baking Powder
1 Cup Pureed Sweet Potato
1 Cup Raisins
1 Tbsp Butter
1 Tbsp Honey
Parchment paper and cooking spray
Pre-heat the oven to 350F
Grease a standard loaf pan using cooking spray. Line with parchment paper then spray again
Peel sweet potatoes then dice into 1-inch cubes
Add to boiling water and cook until soft when pierced with a knife – about 15 minutes or so
Strain to remove excess water
Puree sweet potato chunks in a blender and measure a cup for the batter
In a saucepan, add stout, sugar, molasses, and allspice
Over low heat, stir just until the sugar has dissolved.
Do not bring to a boil
In a small bowl, whisk egg then add it to the stout mixture along with the butter.
Whisk to combine
In a medium bowl, add flour and baking powder. Whisk to combine
Gradually add the stout liquid to the flour, mixing well to incorporate
Stir in the sweet potato puree
Fold in the raisins
Pour into prepared loaf pan
Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted comes out clean
In a small ramekin, combine butter and honey.
Brush over the bun when cooled.
Slice and serve with cheese and/or butter
Recipe Submitted by Good Old Bajan Cooking Group.
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