Whipped Maple Sweet Potatoes

Whipped Maple Sweet Potatoes

Maple syrup sweetens these velvety mashed sweet potatoes. Pass a pitcher of warm syrup to drizzle over the top.

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pounds red garnet sweet potatoes or yams
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
teaspoon salt
Ground cinnamon or nutmeg
Additional maple-flavored syrup, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Pierce sweet potatoes with fork. Place potatoes in square pan, 9x9x2 inches. Cover and bake about 1 hour 15 minutes or until potatoes can be easily pierced with a knife.
  2. Slip off skins. Beat potatoes with electric mixer on medium speed until no lumps remain. Add 2 tablespoons syrup, the butter, salt and desired amount of cinnamon. Continue beating until potatoes are light and fluffy. Drizzle with additional syrup.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead Tip
Cover and refrigerate whipped sweet potatoes up to 24 hours. Reheat in microwave oven or in slow cooker on low heat setting until warm.
Special Touch
Sprinkle chopped toasted pecans over sweet potatoes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 35 ),
  • Total Fat 4 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 260 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 38 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4 g,
  • Protein 2 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.