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Emeril's Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Emeril Lagasse Cooks Thanksgiving Dinner

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Servings:6
Cook Time: min

Still looking for the perfect dishes for Thanksgiving Day? Emeril Lagasse shared his Thanksgiving menu on Good Morning America.

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 to 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup bourbon whiskey
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat the oven to 350?? F.

    Place the potatoes on a foil-lined baking sheet.

    Bake until tender and starting to ooze sugary syrup, about 1 hour and 15 minutes, depending upon their size. Remove from the oven and let sit until cool enough to handle.

    Cut a slit down each potato and scoop the flesh into a large bowl. Discard the skins. Add the cream, bourbon, brown sugar, molasses, and salt and beat on high speed with an electric mixer until smooth.

    Cover to keep warm, or gently reheat before serving.

    Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse, copyright ?? 2003.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: sweet potatoes, heavy cream, bourbon

    Course: Vegetable, Starch, Side Dish


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