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Sweet Potato Lefse with Celsius°Cooking™

1 hr 25 mins - Total Time
- Time of day
4 - Servings

Traditional potetlefse made with sweet potatoes and kefir, for a twist on a classic. The sweet cinnamon butter is the perfect addition to a great snack.

Sweet Potato Lefse with Celsius°Cooking™

1 hr 25 mins - Total Time
- Time of day
4 - Servings
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Traditional potetlefse made with sweet potatoes and kefir, for a twist on a classic. The sweet cinnamon butter is the perfect addition to a great snack.

25 min Prep Time 60 min Cook Time 1 hr 25 mins Total Time

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Ingredients

For the dough

  • Water 1 l
  • Sweet Potatoes (peeled and cut into chunks) 450 g
  • Kosher Salt 2 tsp
  • Unsalted butter (softened) 100 g
  • Kefir (or buttermilk) 60 ml
  • All purpose flour 260 g

For the Sweet Cinnamon Butter

  • Unsalted Butter (softened) 115 g
  • Granulated Sugar 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon (ground) 1 tsp

For Rolling the Dough

  • All purpose flour as needed

Tools that you will need

General Equipment

  • Colander
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Parchment paper
  • Potato masher
  • Rolling pin
  • Tray
  • Wooden spatula
Cooking Step

Cooking Steps Prep Cooking

1. Prepare and Cook the Sweet Potatoes

Add the ingredients into the cookware and stir to combine.

Water1 liter
Kosher Salt1 tsp.
Sweet Potatoes (peeled and cut into chunks)450 grams

2. Connect your Cookware

Turn the burner on and place the cookware on it. Tap the cookware twice until the symbol apears on the cooktop. Select Boiling/ Cooking with Water and set the temperature to 100°C.

3. Cook the Sweet Potatoes

Cook the sweet potatoes for 25 minutes or until they are tender when pierced with a fork.

4. Prepare the Sweet Cinnamon Butter

While the sweet potatoes cook, place the ingredients in a bowl and mix until fully incorporated. Set aside.

Unsalted butter (softened)115 grams
Granulated Sugar2 tsp.
Cinnamon (ground)1 tsp.

5. Strain the Sweet Potatoes

Turn the burner off, then pour the sweet potatoes through a colander and discard the water. Once strained, transfer the potatoes to a large bowl. Wash the cookware before continuing.

6. Mash the Sweet Potatoes

With the help of a potato masher, mash the cooked sweet potatoes until soft and smooth. Make sure to leave no lumps behind.

7. Add the Butter, Kefir and Salt

Add the ingredients to the mashed potatoes and mix until well incorporated.

Unsalted butter (softened)100 grams
Kefir60 ml
Kosher Salt1 tsp.

8. Add the Flour to the Sweet Potatoes

Add the flour and mix until you form a smooth dough. If the dough feels too wet, continue to add more flour until the dough has a dried feel to the touch.

All purpose flour260 grams

9. Divide and Rest the Dough

Portion the dough into 16 even size balls of about 50gr and shape into smooth balls. Cover with a clean towel and allow them to rest for 10 minutes.

10. Roll the Lefse

Now that the dough has rest, transfer one piece of lefse at a time over a lightly floured surface, sprinkle some more flour over the dough and begin to roll until you get a circle of about 8" (20 cm), and set aside.

11. Connect the cookware

Turn the burner and place the cookware on the burner. Tap the cookware twice until the symbol apears on the cooktop. Select Heating up and Frying and set the temperature to 212°C.

12. Add the Oil and Preheat the Cookware

Add a small amount of oil to the pan and wipe it off with a clean towel or paper towel. Set the temperature to 212°C.

High Heat Oil (grapeseed, vegetable, canola)as needed

13. Add and Begin Cooking the Lefse

Carefully place the lefse in the smart pan and cook for 1 minute and 30 seconds.

Sweet Potato Lefse1

14. Flip and Finish Cooking the Lefse

Flip on its other side and cook for 1 minute and 20 seconds or until slightly charred in places.

15. Remove the Lefse

Transfer the bread over to a tray or plate. Continue cooking until done. Once all lefse have been cooked, turn the burner off.

16. Serve while warm

Enjoy this lefse with sweet cinnamon butter, brunost, or your favorite filling.

Finished cooking!

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