Maple-Whipped Sweet Potatoes
Smooth and creamy, whipped sweet potatoes seasoned with butter, sour cream and pure maple syrup. Deliciously simple!
4 large sweet potatoes
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Pierce the potatoes with a fork or knife. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, until soft. Let cool slightly.
- When the potatoes are cool enough to handle, cut them in half and scoop the potato pulp into a bowl. Add the butter, sour cream, and maple syrup. Using a potato masher or sturdy whisk mash or beat the potatoes until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to a covered casserole and keep warm until ready to serve.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.