Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes

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J. White Harris

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes

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.

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About Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes

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



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