Budget Meal · Desserts · Filipino Recipe · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu)

Kamote with Honey and Butter (Sweet Potatoes)

Budget Friendly and healthy desserts for the family. Try this easy to make sweet potatoes in butter and honey. Other than this flavor you may also try these combos:

  • Sour cream, chives, salt and pepper
  • Maple Syrup, butter and crushed nuts like Pecans
  • Blue cheese, crushed walnuts and honey

Kamote with Honey and Butter (Sweet Potatoes)


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes 
  • 2 Tablespoons cooking oil
  • Pinch of salt 
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoon butter (unsalted)
  • 3 tablespoon of honey (or sugar syrup/pancake syrup etc.)


  1. Lightly wash your sweet potatoes in running water and peel. Sliced and diced into 1-inch cubes.
  2. Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat on a stove, add in cooking oil and heat until very hot. 
  3. Add in diced sweet potatoes and sauté until tender but not mushy for about 10 minutes.
  4. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Add in butter to melt and honey. Toss and shake the pan to equally cover all the diced potatoes.

Cooking Notes:

  1. Add more honey as you like
  2. If using salted margarine, no need to add salt.