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Bourbon-infused Sweet Potato Mash Recipe

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This recipe for Bourbon-infused Sweet Potato Mash, by , is from Cooking Diary of a Texas Cowgirl, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Denise Sypesteyn
Added: Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6-8 medium-sized sweet potatoes
4 eggs, beaten
cup brown sugar (light)
1 stick butter
1 cup half n half (or light cream)
A dash of cinnamon and allspice to taste
cup Sherry
cup pecans, chopped
cup fresh-squeezed orange juice (cut fresh oranges in half using only the juice and reserving the shells)

Directions:
Directions:
Bake the potatoes for about 1 hour, until soft in texture. Peel and mash until smooth. Add butter, sugar, eggs, cream and spices and blend. Stir in sherry and pecans and bake at 350 for about 20 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve with a little butter and cinnamon on top. If you are entertaining guests, you can serve in fresh orange cups, cut in half.

 

 

 

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