Tipsy Sweet Potatoes

Tipsy Sweet Potatoes

This Southern US dish is best made with bourbon, in honour of its heritage. Serves 6-8 as a side dish.

  • 450g (1 lb) sweet potatoes
  • 4 tbsp butter, softened
  • 55g (2 oz) light brown sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • pecan halves or marshmallow for topping
  • 125ml (¼ pint) bourbon whiskey
  1. Preheat the over to 160C/325F/Gas Mark 3. Cook the potatoes for about 15 minutes or until they are soft and slide off a knife. Drain, mash and add the butter, sugar, salt and whiskey. Spoon the mixture into a casserole dish and sprinkle with the topping of choice. Bake in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes until piping hot and bubbly.

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