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Sweet Potato Gratin


5 to 6 servings

This sweet potato gratin is extremely simple and easy to make.

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, washed, unpeeled
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper

Streusel Topping Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter

Place sweet potatoes and salt in a 4-quart saucepan. Add water to cover. Bring water to a boil then reduce to a slow simmer, covered for 30 minutes or until fork tender. Drain and cool slightly.

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Peel the sweet potatoes and place in large bowl. With a mixer on low speed, beat potatoes, butter, sugar, juices, grated zest, cinnamon and pepper until light and fluffy. Spoon into a buttered 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle top with streusel topping. Bake 15 minutes or until top is golden brown.

Streusel Topping Instructions

In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, chopped pecans, flour and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly.