Gingered Sweet Potatoes

Recipe by Chef Mommie
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins




  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Line a baking sheet with foil.
  • Grease a 1- to 1-1/2-quart ovenproof serving dish or spray with nonstick spray.
  • Wash and dry the sweet potatoes. Stick them with a knife several times each to allow steam to escape. Put them baking sheet and bake until soft. (1-1/2 to 2 hours, depending on size).
  • Peel potatoes as soon as they are cool enough to handle.
  • Beat with an electric mixer.
  • Beat in 4 tablespoons of the butter. Add 4 tablespoons of the brown sugar and the salt, coriander, cinnamon, ginger, and lemon peel. Mix well.
  • Beat in the orange juice.
  • Place the potatoes in the prepared baking dish.
  • Sprinkle top lightly with remaining 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and dot with remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
  • Bake for 30 minutes until heated through.
  • To make ahead- After you put it together, and before baking, cover it tightly with foil and freeze. When ready to use, defrost the casserole and bake in a 350°F oven for 30 minutes.