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Cardamom Sweet Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.


6 servings

If you're looking for a tasty change of pace from traditional mashed potatoes, give this recipe a try. You can use either canned or fresh sweet potatoes with wonderful results.—Sandy Waters, Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania


  • 1 can (40 ounces) sweet potatoes, drained or 1-1/2 pounds fresh sweet potatoes, cooked
  • 9 tablespoons brown sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. In a bowl, beat sweet potatoes, 6 tablespoons brown sugar, vanilla, salt, nutmeg and cardamom. Add milk; mix well. Spoon into a greased 1-qt. casserole. Drizzle with butter; sprinkle with remaining brown sugar. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until top is lightly browned.

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