Maple Syrup Sweet Potatoes

Maple Syrup Sweet Potatoes

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Serving: 12

Sweet potatoes are naturally delicious but even more so with this maple syrup infused sweet potato recipe.


  • 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, chopped into 1 1/2-inch pieces (about 8 cups)
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Spread chopped sweet potatoes in an even layer in a 9 X13-inch glass baking dish.
  2. In a small bowl, combine maple syrup, butter, lemon juice, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes tossing to coat.
  3. Cover and bake for 15 minutes. Uncover, stir and continue cooking. Stop to stir two more times, and continue to cook for about one hour until soft and golden brown.


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