Maple Meringue Sweet Potato Casserole

 


Maple Meringue Sweet Potato Casserole

Servings: 10

Preparation time: 2 hr and 10 min

 

Ingredients

4 lb. sweet potatoes

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1/2 c. dark brown sugar

4 oz. cream cheese

6 tbsp. butter

3/4 tsp. Kosher salt

1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg

2 large eggs

3 egg whites

1/4 c. maple syrup

1 jar marshmallow creme

Directions

 

1.Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Bake sweet potatoes on a foil-lined baking sheet 1 hour or until tender. Let cool to touch and peel. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.

2.Beat sweet potatoes, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and next 6 ingredients at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until smooth. Beat in whole eggs. Spoon potato mixture into a greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

3.Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, beat egg whites, remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and a pinch of salt at high speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until foamy. Gradually add maple syrup, beating until stiff peaks form.

4.Beat one-third of marshmallow creme into egg white mixture; repeat with remaining marshmallow creme, beating until smooth (about 1 minute). Pipe or spread meringue in a decorative pattern on warm potatoes. Bake 13 to 15 more minutes or until meringue is lightly browned.

 

 

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