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Sweet Potato Praline Swirl

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.


6 servings

Tired of the same old marshmallows on your sweet potatoes? Set this rich, tasty side dish beside the turkey this year and introduce your family to a new favorite. —Amanda Dalvine, Orange Park, Florida
Sweet Potato Praline Swirl Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook 10-15 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain potatoes and place in a large bowl; mash until smooth.
  3. Preheat oven to 325°. Beat cream, eggs, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and ginger with sweet potatoes; fold in pecans.
  4. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Combine sauce ingredients; spoon over potato mixture. Cut through with a knife to swirl the sauce.
  5. Bake, uncovered, 30-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 340 calories, 19g fat (7g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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