Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes

J White Harris

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@JWhiteH

Sweet Potatoes are often served for holiday meals. Paired with Maple Syrup they make a dish that is welcome for most any meal. These maple-sweetened sweet potatoes are a favorite at my house.


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Serves:

12 servings

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 large
sweet potatoes
1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
heavy cream
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
maple syrup
1 c
pecans, chopped
2
eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp
maple syrup
1/4 c
pecans, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place sweet potatoes on the prepared baking sheet, and bake in preheated oven until soft, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly before peeling and placing into a large bowl.
2
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Butter a 2 quart casserole dish. Mash the warm potatoes along with butter, cream, vanilla extract, brown sugar, salt, 1/2 cup maple syrup, 1 cup chopped pecans, and eggs. Spread mashed sweet potato into the prepared baking dish, and sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons of maple syrup, and 1/4 cup of pecans. Bake sweet potatoes in preheated oven until thoroughly hot, 30 to 35 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids