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Baked Honey Sweet Potatoes

Baked Honey Sweet PotatoesTwice-baked sweet potatoes seasoned with honey, cinnamon, ginger and just a pinch of nutmeg.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 medium sweet potatoes
4 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground ginger
Pinch of nutmeg, or to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Wrap sweet potato in foil. Bake in a preheated oven at 500°F (260°C) for 20 minutes, lower oven to 400°F (205°C), bake until tender. Let potato cool.
  2. Cut potato in half. Scoop out pulp, saving the shell. Add to pulp honey, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Beat potato mixture with electric mixer until smooth.
  3. Spoon mixture back into shells. Place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 20 minutes.

Makes 2 to 4 servings.

Adapted recipe provided courtesy of Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.; Photograph courtesy of Sue Ramaley; copyright © 1999; property of See Terms of Use.