Sweet and Spicy Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes


  • 4sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons pureed chipotle peppers
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup creme fraiche
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet.


  • Step 2

    Bake sweet potatoes in the preheated oven until soft, 45 to 50 minutes. Let cool, about 5 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Peel sweet potatoes. Pass flesh through a ricer set over a bowl.

  • Step 4

    Combine heavy cream and chipotle pepper puree in a saucepan over low heat; bring to a simmer. Measure 1/4 cup of the chipotle cream into a small bowl.

  • Step 5

    Stir butter, maple syrup, and creme fraiche into the remaining chipotle cream in the saucepan. Stir enough of the mixture into the mashed sweet potatoes to reach desired consistency; season with cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.

  • Step 6

    Grease a baking dish with butter and fill with sweet potato mixture. Drizzle remaining 1/4 cup chipotle cream on top.

  • Step 7

    Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 30 minutes.

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