Sweet Potato Delight - Gateau Patate Recipe

Dish recipes: Gateau Patate
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Indulge in the sweet simplicity of Mauritian cuisine with our Gateau Patate recipe. These delightful sweet potato cakes, rich in flavor and heritage, offer a taste of the tropical paradise.


2 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and grated (kg: 0.9)

1 cup desiccated coconut

1 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 cup melted butter

Pinch of salt

Additional coconut for coating


Combine grated sweet potatoes, desiccated coconut, brown sugar, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, melted butter, and a pinch of salt in a bowl. Mix until well combined and form small, round cakes. Coat each cake with additional coconut. Bake until golden brown.


Serve these delectable Gateau Patate cakes as a sweet treat for dessert or a delightful snack.

Experience the sweetness of Mauritian culture with our Gateau Patate recipe. Simple yet delicious, these sweet potato cakes embody the heart and soul of the island.