Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Serves 6
Prep Time:P 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 1 Hour 15 minutes
Bake @ 375 degrees
6 Sweet Potatoes, even in size and scrubbed
4 Tablespoons brown sugar
4 Tablespoons butter , room temperature
4 Ounces cream Cheese , room temperature
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Place sweet potatoes on a tray and bake for 1 hour until soft. Remove from the oven and let stand until cool enough to handle.
Split potatoes and remove the flesh to a medium size bowl, reserving the skins . In another bowl, add brown sugar, butter , cream cheese and all of the spices , mashing with a fork to mix.
Add butter and cream cheese mixture to the sweet potato flesh and fold to combine. Add the filling back into the reserved skins and place on a sheet tray.
Bake for 15 minutes or until golden.
I think I can cut this recipe in half and make it for Thanksgiving. SU loves sweet taters.
Aunty Pol

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