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Topping for Baked Sweet Potatoes

Updated on August 17, 2012

Topping for Baked Sweet Potatoes

5 stars from 1 rating of Sweet Potato Topping

A Sweet Topping for a Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are a nutricious and delicious alternative to the common baked potato. They are jam packed with Vitamin A. Sweet potatoes have a beautiful orange flesh with natural sweetness. They can be served as fries, souffle, casserole, or baked. This recipe is for a delicious topping for baked sweet potatoes. These tasty orange spuds make an amazing side item to grilled meat, especially steak.

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min
Ready in: 10 min
Yields: Enough for 4 Potatoes


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, baked
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup whipped butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup pecan, finely chopped


  1. Bake sweet potatoes at 350 degrees until done.
  2. Melt the butter in a small microwave safe bowl.
  3. Add vanilla, pecans, brown sugar, & cinnamon. Mix together well.
  4. Equally divide and pour over the four potatoes. This is so very delicious!!!! Enjoy!


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      Becca 5 years ago from Southwest Georgia

      Thanks for visiting my hub Cherry Red. Hope you enjoy it and come back to visit soon :)

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      Cherry Red 5 years ago from London, England

      This topping sounds fantastic! Thank you for posting. I will definitely have to try this.