Maple Squished Sweet Potato Bake W/ Spiced Pecan Streusel

Recipe by bayou-mimi
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a 9-by- 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large pot of water, bring sweet potatoes to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer 25 to 30 minutes until tender.
  • Drain well.
  • Transfer potatoes to a mixer and add butter and salt.
  • Mix until butter is melted.
  • In succession, add milk, syrup and beaten eggs, beating potatoes between additions and scraping down sides of bowl.
  • Mix potatoes until smooth.
  • Transfer potato mixture into the reserved baking dish and smooth the top.
  • To make the topping: In a small bowl, mix butter, brown sugar, flour, pecans, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt well, then sprinkle evenly over potatoes.
  • Bake, uncovered, in preheated oven for about 25 to 30 minutes, until potatoes are hot through and streusel is toasted and crunchy.