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Whipped Maple Sweet Potatoes

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6

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

Ingredients

3
pounds red garnet sweet potatoes or yams
2
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon salt
Ground cinnamon or nutmeg
Additional maple-flavored syrup, if desired

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

Cover and refrigerate whipped sweet potatoes up to 24 hours. Reheat in microwave oven or in slow cooker on low heat setting until warm.

Sprinkle chopped toasted pecans over sweet potatoes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
260 mg
Potassium
650 mg
Total Carbohydrate
38 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Protein
2 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
28%
28%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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