Whipped Beauregard Yams With Cardamom

Recipe by COOKGIRl
READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    lbs beauregard yams (or your favorite variety)
  • 13 - 12
    cup butter, room temperature
  • 12
    cup whipping cream, heated slightly
  • 12
    teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 18
    teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Pierce each yam with a fork several times and place the yams on the baking sheet.
  • Bake yams until tender, about 1 hour depending on size.
  • Decrease the oven temperature to 350 degrees. Peel the warmed yams and place in a heavy mixing bowl.
  • Beat yams with electric mixer until mashed. Next add the butter, whipping cream, ground cardamom and grated nutmeg. Whip until smooth and creamy.
  • Season with salt and white pepper.
  • Transfer potatoes to 3 quart oven-proof baking dish and bake until heated through and beginning to brown on the top, approximately 30-35 minutes.
  • Season to taste. Serve warm.
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