There are many ways to serve sweet potato, this recipe is my favorite. Serves 6 to 8

4 medium Sweet potatoes 4 medium
1/2 tsp Grated nutmeg 2 mL
dash Ground cloves dash
3/4 tsp Salt 4 mL
1/4 cup Sugar 50 mL
2 tbsp Butter 25 mL
1 Well beaten egg 1
1/4 cup Cream 50 mL
1 tbsp Grated orange rind 15 mL
1/2 tsp Grated lemon rind 2 mL
2 tbsp Light brown sugar 25 mL

Cook the unpeeled whole sweet potatoes in boiling water to cover for 20 to 30 minutes, until tender. Slip off the skins and mash until smooth.

Add 1 tbsp [15 mL] butter, and remainder of ingredients except brown sugar. Beat until fluffy.

Turn the mixture into a buttered casserole. Melt 1 tbsp [15 mL] butter and brush on top. Sprinkle with brown sugar.

Bake in 450°F (230°C) oven for 35 minutes or until brown..

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