Maple Sweet Potato Cups

Maple syrup provides a delicious addition to these sweet potato cups that are topped with meringue. An easy side dish ready in 25 minutes.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2
packages (24 oz each) refrigerated mashed sweet potatoes
1/3 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1/3 cup real maple syrup
3
teaspoons grated orange peel
1
teaspoon salt
4
egg whites
1/2 cup granulated sugar

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Microwave sweet potatoes as directed on package. In large bowl, stir sweet potatoes, butter, brown sugar, syrup, orange peel and salt.
  • 2 Spoon mixture into 8 (6-oz) custard cups or individual baking dishes (ramekins). Place on 15x10x1-inch pan. In small bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed until foamy. Add granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Spread meringue over sweet potato mixture.
  • 3 Bake 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Microwave sweet potatoes as directed on package. In large bowl, stir sweet potatoes, butter, brown sugar, syrup, orange peel and salt.
  • 2 Spoon mixture into 8 (6-oz) custard cups or individual baking dishes (ramekins). Place on 15x10x1-inch pan. In small bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed until foamy. Add granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Spread meringue over sweet potato mixture.
  • 3 Bake 5 minutes or until golden brown.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Instead of making meringue, you can top the sweet potatoes with mini marshmallows and broil until lightly browned.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Sodium
436mg
436%;
Total Carbohydrate
59g
59%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.