Baked Apple & Sweet Potatoes

Happy Moon Festival! Did you know, today 9/21 is the day to look at beautiful moon at night!

As long as it’s a festival, we need some yummy treats to fully enjoy the day. Last year was brown sugar milk bun and this year I want to have a treat made with apples and sweet potatoes, the yummy healthy combination:P

Autumn is a short season. When you feel it’s getting chilly, daylight saving starts, and winter is already coming to you. That means we’ll soon have holiday season but before we start sorting out the gift list, we gotta enjoy the harvest of Autumn, especially sweet potatoes! And did you know, even though apples are available in store all year round, they are actually in season in summer~fall. 

Here is today’s mission: let’s make creamy mellow sweet potatoes and tangy apples one yummy snack/dessert to enjoy Autumn! 


<Today’s Recipe>   

Baked Apple & Sweet Potatoes

Baked Apple & Sweet Potatoes


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  • 250g sweet potatoes
  • 1 small apple – chopped
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 egg – beaten
  • Optional 1+ teaspoon sugar



  1. Fill water and sweet potatoes in a pot and bring it to medium high heat. Cook until they are soft.
  2. When sweet potatoes are soft, drain and let it sit for a min to dry.
  3. While sweet potatoes are still hot, transfer them into a mixing bowl and add butter.
  4. Mash and mix potatoes and butter well. If you like your sweet potatoes sweeter, add sugar.
  5. Add apples and mix well but don’t crush apples.
  6. Preheat an oven to 375°F.
  7. Shape the sweet potatoes into your favorite way.
  8. Spread parchment sheet and place sweet potatoes.
  9. Spread egg on sweet potatoes and bake them until they get a little tan on the top.

sweet potatoes

Mmm, sweet and tangy! 

By the way, can you guess what’s on my mind when creating the shape of my baked sweet potatoes? My dinner buddy only got half of the answer right, and now I’m thinking my art teacher gave me B- instead of A was right;P


<Other Fall Food/Drink Recipe Ideas>

Extra spice for me please! Chai Tea Latte

chai tea latte

Cute plate to feel autumn! Kabocha Squash Croquette

pumpkin croquette

Make as round as the Moon! Brown Sugar Milk Bun

brown sugar bun cut

Enjoy home cooking and your own creation of homemade food:)

9 Comments Add yours

  1. Very interesting dish. I often make sweet potato and apple soup, so I know they work well together. 🙂

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    1. Tanooki says:

      Hi Ronit, oh wow soup sounds so interesting! Is it like dessert soup?

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      1. It’s actually a savory soup. I love adding fruits to savory soups… 🙂

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      2. Tanooki says:

        Oh really? Wow sounds good, I know a lot of people add fruits to give the savory dish naturally sweet accent. Thank you for letting me know Ronit🙌

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    1. Tanooki says:

      Thank you John!😊 Happy moon festival🌕💕✨


  2. Livia says:

    That sounds delicious 😋
    Apples are always great for fall dishes 😋 did you also add cinnamon?
    Unfortunately, my son doesn’t like sweet potatoes but maybe I could make him change his mind with this recipe, because he loves apples 😉
    Thanks for sharing this recipe 🙏

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    1. Tanooki says:

      Hi Livia! No I didn’t add cinnamon this time because I just forgot to add😂 But surely I’ll definitely sprinkle them next time👍 Yes try it for him and hope he likes it😊🍠

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