Brûléed Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Brûléed Mashed Sweet PotatoesRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro
Borrowing from the classic dessert crème brûlée, this dish has a hard candy topping, a crisp contrast to the creamy sweet potatoes.


14 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 207
Caloriesfromfat 14 %
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 2.8 g
Carbohydrate 42.4 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 137 mg
Calcium 53 mg


6 cups hot mashed sweet potatoes (about 4 pounds)
3/4 cup whole milk
3 tablespoons butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Cooking spray
1/2 cup packed brown sugar


Preheat broiler.

Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl. Spoon potato mixture into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle 1/2 cup brown sugar evenly over top. Broil 2 minutes or until sugar melts. Let stand until melted sugar hardens (about 5 minutes).