Maple Praline Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Maple Praline Sweet Potatoes
Total time: 30 to 60 minutes

Preheat the oven at 350° F (180° C)
Prep. time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Easy
For 8-10 servings

For the mashed ]sweet potatoes
- 2 kg (4 1/2 lb.) Sweet Potatoes, peeled and sliced
- 125 ml (1/2 cup) fresh orange juice
- 80 ml (1/3 cup) maple syrup
- 45 ml (3 tbsp.) softened butter
- 30 ml (2 tbsp.) dark rum
- 3/4 tsp. salt
- Freshly ground pepper
- A pinch of nutmeg

Praline topping
- 125 ml (1/2 cup) brown sugar
- 90 ml (6 tbsp.) softened butter
- 185 ml (3/4 cup) chopped pecans
  1. Cook the sweet potatoes in a large pot of boiling water until you can pierce them easily with the tip of a knife. Drain and mash coarsely.
  2. Add the orange juice, maple syrup, 3 tbsp. butter, rum, salt, pepper and nutmeg to the sweet potatoes and combine.
  3. Place into a buttered baking dish and smooth the top.
  4. Combine the brown sugar, 6 tbsp. melted butter and pecans in a small bowl. Sprinkle the praline topping over the sweet potato mixture. Place into a preheated 350° F (180° C) oven for about 45 minutes until very hot and lightly browned.
  5. The casserole, except for the topping, can be prepared one day ahead of time and refrigerated. Sprinkle the praline topping on just before baking.
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