The most delicious combination of sweet potatoes, maple syrup, and cream meringue can be found in this mouthwatering maple sweet potatoes recipe. The recipe is a goldmine for anyone with a sweet tooth and someone who is a sweet potato lover. Not only does this dish make the best use of sweet potatoes and maple syrup, but it also enhances it to the point of perfection. Need only a few essential ingredients, and this dish will bring joy to anyone who tries it. It is also the perfect dessert companion for any dinner, anyone you want to add something fancy to your menu, look up this recipe and make the delicious dish.
To make these creamy maple sweet potatoes, you will need some mashed sweet potatoes, unsalted butter, light brown and granulated sugar, maple syrup, a bit of orange zest, some salt, and egg whites at room temperature. If you follow the amounts mentioned in the recipe, you will make eight servings of the dish. Enough for a family gathering or a small dinner part easily.
The first thing you have to do to make this maple sweet potato is mixing the potatoes, brown sugar, butter, syrup, salt, and the orange zest in a bowl. Mix them until the butter has melted. Then spray oil in a casserole dish and place the potatoes down on it. Bake the potatoes for about 15 minutes. Then take another bowl and start beating the egg whites with a mixer; slowly add the granulated sugar into it and keep mixing until peaks are formed. After that, put the mixture on top of the potatoes. And bake for another 10 minutes until the meringue on top is perfectly golden brown. Cut it up into desired pieces and serve it right away.
Ingredients For Maple Sweet Potatoes
- 4 cups hot cooked mashed sweet potatoes
- 1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1/3 cup light brown sugar
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 3 tsp. grated orange zest
- 1 tsp. salt
- 4 egg whites, at room temperature
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
Step By Step Directions: Maple Sweet Potatoes
1 Preheat the oven to 400°. In a mixing bowl, add the sweet potatoes, butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, orange zest, and salt. Stir until combined, and the butter melts. Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spread the potatoes in the casserole dish.
2 Bake for 15 minutes. In a mixing bowl, add the egg whites. Using a mixer on medium speed, beat until the egg whites are foamy. With the mixer running, slowly add the granulated sugar. Beat for 5 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Spread the meringue over the top of the sweet potatoes.
3 Bake for 10 minutes or until the meringue is golden brown. Remove the dish from the oven and serve.
And there you have it, the perfect dessert item for any occasion at your fingertips. This mouthwatering maple sweet potato is something that no one can ever get enough of. No matter who you serve it to, they will be an instant fan, which is an excellent treat for yourself. Let us know what you think about this dish, and if you do make it, any feedback is welcome.