The recipe is very simple: sweet potatoes, eggs, milk or soymilk, and touch of sugar. As the recipe doesn’t use flour, the batter is very light but still satisfactory. I added 30g of sugar but you can adjust the sweetness as you like. The sweet potatoes I got from the local farmer this time were very sweet without sugar so I just added 30g of sugar.
The combination of sweet potato and milk (or soymilk) can reduce swelling of the body and help filling yang qi (positive energy), vital energy. When season changes, we tend to get sick which was caused from a lack of qi, according to the traditional Chinese medicine. Sweet potato is one of the ingredients that can fill our qi of vital energy and helps us gain positive energy when being sick.
*Flourless Sweet Potato Cake*
Benefits for: swelling, loss of appetite, filling yang qi (positive energy)
3 sweet potatoes (medium size, without skins)
½ cup milk or soymilk
Pinch of cinnamon
1 tablespoon flax seed
¼ cup olive oil