This will be the next big hit at your holiday table! Mashed sweet potatoes are topped with ooey-gooey homemade butterscotch sauce that’s studded with chopped pecans.
Ingredients: For the mashed sweet potatoes
Ingredients: For the butterscotch praline
- Bring sweet potatoes to a boil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook for 20–25 minutes or until tender, and drain.
- Using an electric mixer fitted with whisk attachment, whip potatoes with cream, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Scrape into a casserole dish, and keep warm until ready to serve.
- In a medium pot over medium-high heat, bring brown sugar, corn syrup, and water to a simmer, whisking frequently. Simmer for 20 minutes, and whisk in butter. Continue to simmer for 5 minutes, and stir in pecans.
- Pour butterscotch sauce over sweet potatoes, and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
Try out this sweet side dish for your next holiday get-together, and be sure to snap a photo of the finished product to share on social media with the hashtag #ALMbites.
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