Sweet Potato Soufflé

Sweet Potato SouffléRecipe
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro
You won't even know this sweet potato soufflé is lightened–with brown sugar, cinnamon, and a hint of orange, it endows the common sweet potato with decadence. (Browse our collection of sweet potato recipes.)


Makes 10 to 12 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 (14 1/2-ounce) can mashed sweet potato
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2/3 cup all-purpose flour, divided
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted and divided
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar


Stir together first 7 ingredients, 1/3 cup flour, and 1/4 cup butter; pour into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

Combine chopped pecans, brown sugar, remaining 1/3 cup flour, and remaining 1/4 cup butter; sprinkle over potato mixture.

Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until bubbly.