Sweet Potato Souffle
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Sweet Potato Souffle

My version of a Sweet Potato Souffle contains roasted bananas, a little local honey topped with chopped pecans! Just enough sugar to enhance the sweet potatoes without becoming too sweet. And as a fun fact, yams are actually sweeter than sweet potatoes!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Side Dishes, Sweet Potatoes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet Potato Souffle
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 267kcal
Author: Bernice

Equipment

Ingredients

Sweet Potato Souffle Ingredients

  • 28 ounces Sweet Potatoes scrubbed and dry
  • 2 Large Bananas unpeeled (about 14 oz)
  • 4 tbsp Butter at room temperature (you can also melt the butter in the microwave)
  • 1/8 cup Local Honey
  • Salt

Crumbly Topping Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Pecans chopped
  • 1 tbsp Butter room temperature
  • 2 tbsp Flour

Instructions

Oven Preparation: Sweet Potatoes

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F to roast the sweet potatoes
  • Spray a roasting pan with non-stick spray or line with non-stick foil

Oven Preparation: Casserole

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F to bake the Sweet Potato Souffle
  • Spray a casserole pan with non-stick spray

Sweet Potatoes and Bananas Preparation

  • Pierce the sweet potatoes with a fork.
  • Place them in a roasting pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Add the bananas into the pan and continue roasting for 10 to 15 minutes, until both the bananas and potatoes are very soft.
  • Remove the pan from the oven.
  • When the sweet potatoes have cooled down a bit, peel the sweet potatoes

Casserole Preparation

  • Place the peeled sweet potatoes into a large mixing bowl.
  • Peel the bananas and add them to the bowl along with the butter and honey.
  • Season with salt and beat with a spoon until everything is well combined and the mixture is fluffy.
  • Spoon mixture into the casserole pan.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, mix together the butter, brown sugar, flour, and pecans until the mixture is the consistency of coarse crumbs.
  • Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the casserole and place into the oven, preheated to 350 degrees.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Serve hot.

Notes

Calories are dependent upon serving size and ingredients used.