Sweet Potato Pudding

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Food for Friends

By Levi Roots

Published 2010

  • About

A beautiful, golden pudding, this is a Jamaican classic. Back in the Caribbean, we often make it in a pot over hot coals with more piled on a lid on top. As the saying goes, ‘Hell-ah-top, Hell-ah-bottom - and Hallelujah in the middle!’


  • 100 g ( oz) raisins
  • juice of 1 orange


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Put the raisins in a small saucepan with the orange juice and rum. Bring to the boil, turn off the heat and leave to soak for 10 minutes or while you prepare the other ingredients.
  2. Grease a