Cookbook:Atropellado de Coco (Coconut and Sweet Potato Dessert)

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Atropellado de coco is a traditional Yucatecan dessert, containing coconut and sweet potato.



  1. Bake or steam sweet potato until soft, then mash it.
  2. Combine sugar, cinnamon, and water over medium-low heat to make a syrup.
  3. Combine the sweet potato mash and sugar syrup.
  4. Mix in ground coconut until it forms a workable dough.
  5. Form dough into balls or other shapes and serve.