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Orange Sweet Potato Cups

Yield 4 servings.

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cups peeled, cubed sweet potato
  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened orange juice
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Triple Sec or other orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans

Nutrition Information

  • calories 464
  • caloriesfromfat 47 %
  • fat 24.1 g
  • satfat 6.5 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3.8 g
  • carbohydrate 58.7 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 20 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 330 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook sweet potato in boiling water to cover 15 minutes or until tender; drain. Combine sweet potato and 3 tablespoons margarine in a large bowl; mash. Add orange juice and next 5 ingredients; stir well. Spoon mixture into 4 lightly greased 8-ounce ramekins; set aside.

  2. Combine 1/4 cup brown sugar, flour, 1 1/2 tablespoons margarine, and chopped pecans; sprinkle evenly over sweet potato mixture in ramekins. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes or until bubbly.

Light and Luscious