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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon-Brown Sugar Sauce

Serve mashed sweet potatoes with cinnamon and sugar sauce for a flavorful side dish.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

3
large sweet potatoes (3 to 3 1/2 lb)
1/4
cup butter
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons milk
1
teaspoon corn syrup
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
cup heavy whipping cream, warmed
3/4
teaspoon salt

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Pierce sweet potatoes all over with fork; place on cookie sheet with sides. Bake 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes or until tender when pierced with fork. Let stand 15 minutes or until cool enough to handle.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat, heat butter, brown sugar, milk, corn syrup and cinnamon to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat; keep warm.
  • 3 Peel sweet potatoes; place in large bowl. Mash until no lumps remain. Add cream and salt; mash until smooth. Spoon potatoes into large serving bowl. Serve with brown sugar sauce.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Pierce sweet potatoes all over with fork; place on cookie sheet with sides. Bake 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes or until tender when pierced with fork. Let stand 15 minutes or until cool enough to handle.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat, heat butter, brown sugar, milk, corn syrup and cinnamon to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat; keep warm.
  • 3 Peel sweet potatoes; place in large bowl. Mash until no lumps remain. Add cream and salt; mash until smooth. Spoon potatoes into large serving bowl. Serve with brown sugar sauce.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Top with toasted pecans to make it extra special.

Mashed sweet potatoes can be held on Low heat setting of slow cooker up to 2 hours. The brown sugar sauce can be make ahead and reheated right before serving. If sauce seems a little gritty, simply add 1 or 2 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
270%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.