• 15minutes
  • 180calories

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Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 pound(s) sweet potatoes , peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks

  2. 6 tablespoon(s) butter , (do not use margarine)

  3. 1/4 cup(s) light molasses

  4. 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In 5-quart saucepot, heat sweet potatoes and enough water to cover to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until sweet potatoes are fork-tender. Drain well and return sweet potatoes to saucepot.

  2. Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, cook butter over medium heat until browned, but not burned, 5 to 7 minutes. (Butter should be the color of maple syrup.)

  3. With potato masher, mash sweet potatoes, brown butter, molasses, and salt until smooth.

  4. Tips & Techniques Turnips can be precooked, as in step 1, early in the day. When ready to candy, pat turnips dry and proceed with step 2.


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