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Delicious! Tried other mashed sweets, but couldn't find the right mix, til now! Being lazy, I didn't even cut the pieces small, just in big chunks, and used 1% milk instead of heavy cream. Whipped them in the Kitchenaid mixer and they were perfect! Thanks for the recipe.

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schanbacher5 May 26, 2010

I tried it and these are great!! You have to trust that eventually they will soften. Leave the heat on low and keep busy but keep your nose open. Mine didn't burn like some of the other reviewers. I think if you become impatient or lose trust and up the fire then you'll run into those problems. At the end of about 45 mins. I went to mash and they mashed perfectly and with ease. I added nutmeg, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Fab!! I substituted the heavy cream for 2 percent milk. Excellent!! Thanks for posting.

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ITRIEDIT December 30, 2009

I almost didn't make this recipe because I thought it was odd that the sweet potatoes weren't boiled first. I am so glad I made these. After using the originally recipe a few times I now use whole milk instead of cream and low fat margarine to make these healthier and they taste the same. I make these atleast once a month now as well as for holiday meals. Even my anti-vegetable husband eats this as well as my toddler.

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ericakellyr January 15, 2009

This was the top hit at our Thanksgiving. We added Orange-Ginger flavoring: combine 2 tbsp grated ginger, zest from 1/2 orange and 2 tbsp of bourbon. After potatoes are cooked and whipped, fold in the orange-ginger mixture. Serve with a sprinkle of nutmeg or cinammon.

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Inspector Gadget November 26, 2006

Very good, even with the low fat butter that I used. With regular butter I bet it would have simply rocked! Do not doubt the cooking instructions, the potatoes will indeed cook following the directions in the time period said. I was so skeptical that I started it earlier than I should have (was also making applesauce meatloaf and low fat cornbread) and ended up cooking it for longer than I was supposed to (had to turn the heat done to almost nothing), but it still worked. If you cook it for long enough and keep stirring the potatoes will keep falling apart and will almost looked mashed without even using a masher. I wasnt sure I understood how big the pieces were supposed to be, so I just cut them into pretty small cubes and used a dutch oven (I think thats what they are called) because I didnt have a saucepan big enough. Definitely double this recipe if you are cooking for more than 2.

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SculptorOfHumanFlesh January 25, 2006

Excellent! I didn't have cream available so substituted an equivalent amount of sour cream. Worked very well. This is a keeper.

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EyeGuy December 28, 2011

Wonderful! I followed recipe with the following additions: a tsp of Gran Marnier and a 1/4 tsp of ground ginger. Loved them!

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The Portugarians December 30, 2010

Okay ,I loved this recipe. My entire extended family loved it. I loved it mostly because I was very busy and for the 90 minute saute time, I stirred it every 10-15 minutes. And managed to get a lot of other things done. Gas stove top, on low. I used Agave for the sweetner (I had it so I used it). I used my kitchen aid so easy. There was like 2 or 3 large lumps, I ate them, that was my favorite part. Just needed to mix more. Thank you so much. I'm passing this on by request.

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Jenny Draper January 06, 2010

These were great. I used sucanat in place of white sugar and 2% milk instead of cream because I had none on hand. So easy delicious!

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ohNeiko November 20, 2009

I used our organic whole milk in place of the cream, as that's all I had on hand. Worked out fine! These were super yummy and went nicely with our meatloaf for dinner!

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AprilShowers June 16, 2009
Mashed Sweet Potatoes