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Sweet Potato Soufflé

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Holiday side dish

Sweet potato soufflé is a delicious dish that your whole family will love. Sweet potatoes are very nutritious and can be used to make a variety of dishes from entrées to desserts.

Holiday side dish


  • 2 cups sweet potato (~5 medium sweet potatoes)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon


  • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup pecans (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)


  1. Peel sweet potatoes and chop into 1-inch chunks.
  2. Place in pot of water and boil until tender.
  3. Mash potatoes in a large bowl with sugar, eggs, butter, milk, vanilla and cinnamon.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine ingredients for topping.
  5. Pour mashed potatoes into a baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle topping over top.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

Another quick dessert or side dish is sweet potato puree with cinnamon. Boil sweet potatoes and whip with butter, cinnamon and vanilla.

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