Maple Praline Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Maple Praline Sweet Potatoes

Preheat oven at 180°C / 350°F
Prep. time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 45 + 45 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

Get ahead of the kitchen chaos. You can make the purée a day in advance and simply cook it with the praliné 45 minutes before serving. 

For a festive touch, pipe or spoon puree into orange shells.

- For 8 servings

- 2 kilos / 4 pounds sweet potatoes
- 125 ml / 1/2 cup orange juice
- 80 ml / 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 45 g softened butter
- 30 ml / 2 Tbsp. dark rum
- 2 ml / 2/5 Tsp. nutmeg
- salt and fresly ground pepper

- 185 ml / 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 125 ml / 1/2 cupBrown sugar
- 90 g softened butter at room temperature
  1. Peel and slice the sweet potatoes.
  2. 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.
  3. Add the orange juice, maple syrup, 3 tbsp. butter, rum, salt, pepper and nutmeg to the sweet potatoes and combine.
  4. Place into a buttered baking dish and smooth the top.
  5. 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.
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