Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar

Sweet potatoes are made just a little bit sweeter thanks to the addition of butter and brown sugar.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1⁄4 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar


  • Cook the sweet potatoes in boiling, salted water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and return to the pan.
  • In a small pan, heat the milk and butter. Add to the potatoes along with the brown sugar. Mash by hand or whip with an electric mixer.