Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

This was a fantastic side dish for our Thanksgiving feast. I doesn't make a huge bowl full, but we found it to be the perfect amount. I only used 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper, but I could have used a little more. I thought there was too much butter however. 1/4 cup would have been plenty. This recipe is from The Castle, Natchez, Mississippi and featured recently in an article in Taste of the South.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and roast until tender (approximately 1 hour). Let potatoes cool slightly and then peel.
  3. In a mixing bowl, mash sweet potatoes. Add remaining ingredients. Beat with an electric mixer at medium speed until smooth.
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This is REALLY good!! I didn't use as much butter and used no cream. The combination of sweet from the potato and hot from the cayenne pepper is fabulous!