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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Honey Butter

Sweet potatoes with an amazing cinnamon and nutmeg honey butter.
Course Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine American
Keyword honey butter for sweet potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 238kcal
Author Ron Unz

Ingredients

Sweet Potatoes

  • 1.5 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 8 tbsp. Butter softened
  • 1/4 cup local honey
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg I just use a microplane and eyeball this
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Honey Butter

  • 8 tbsp. Butter softened
  • 1/4 cup local honey
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg I just use a microplane and eyeball this

Instructions

Honey Butter Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Wrap sweet potatoes in aluminum foil.
  • Bake sweet potatoes until they are soft.
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 15 minutes.
  • Add sweet potatoes into a large mixing bowl and remove skins (they should easily peel from the sweet potato).
  • Roughly mash the sweet potatoes.
  • In a second smaller bowl, add the butter, honey, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Stir in the honey butter to the potatoes.
  • Taste the mashed sweet potatoes and add salt and pepper to taste.

Honey Butter

  • Combine in a bowl.
  • Devour on your favorite baked goods.

Notes

Honey Butter is also great on baked sweet potatoes, hot biscuits, and rolls.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 32.6g | Protein: 1.5g | Fat: 11.7g | Saturated Fat: 7.3g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 90mg | Fiber: 3.6g | Sugar: 0.5g