Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Brown Sugar Pecan Bake

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place the sweet potatoes on a cookie sheet and prick all over with a fork.
  • Bake for about 1 hour or until JUST fork-tender (do not over-bake them!).
  • Cool slightly and cut in half.
  • Scoop out the pulp and place in a large bowl (discard the peel).
  • Add in brown sugar (starting with 1/3 cup) butter, lemon juice, orange peel, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and egg yolk.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat until smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste, and adjust the brown sugar and spices to taste.
  • Add in toasted pecans and mix to combine.
  • Spread the mixture in a large baking dish.
  • At this point you can cover and refrigerate up to 1 day before baking.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 25 minutes.
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