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Whipped Sweet Potatoes With Brown Sugar-Pecan Topping

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“From Bon Appetit, October 1997.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make sweet potatoes:
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  3. Cook sweet potatoes in large pot of boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. Drain; transfer potatoes to large bowl and add butter.
  5. Using electric mixer, beat until smooth.
  6. Add egg, sugar, spice and salt; beat to blend.
  7. Transfer mixture to 8 x 8-inch baking dish.
  8. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Bring to room temperature before continuing.).
  9. Bake potatoes until beginning to brown around edges and slightly puffed, about 25 minutes.
  10. Meanwhile, prepare topping:
  11. Mix together all ingredients in medium bowl.
  12. Spoon topping evenly over potatoes.
  13. Bake until golden brown and crisp, about 10 minutes longer.

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