Sweet Potato Boats are a beautiful and delectable dessert. Our homemade baked sweet potatoes are basically a twice baked sweet potatoes served in its own skin.
Being cooked in a cast iron skillet creates a taste that is purely unique. Our Twice Baked Sweet Potato Boat is a server’s dream. It is a charming presentation on every plate… moist, and sweet with rich flavors, along with being an absolute pleasure to see! The perfect Southern Potato dish that’s a joy to serve for the holidays.
BAKED SWEET POTATO BOATS
Growing up in Corbin, Kentucky we grew lots of sweet potatoes. So, mom and granny figured out numerous ways to serve them up to us! We loved the sweetness they had, partially because every recipe included brown sugar! This one is inspired by the old “twice baked potato” concept. These have a unique presentation that everyone appreciates. Once you have made this recipe, the old sweet potato casserole will never do again!
This Twice Baked Sweet Potato Boat Recipe is purely designed equally for the presentation as well as its delicious flavor. This is a recipe that will impress your guests.
It is a captivating and scrumptious handcrafted dessert, perfect for serving during the holidays. Your friends and family will love the presentation of Sweet Potatoes prepared in a cast iron skillet. Serve it for Thanksgiving or Christmas along with our Southern Mac and Cheese.
INGREDIENTS FOR OUR HOMEMADE BAKED SWEET POTATO BOATS RECIPE
- Sweet Potatoes
- Brown Sugar
HOW TO MAKE OUR TWICE BAKED SWEET POTATOES BOATS
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Pierce sweet potatoes all around with a fork
Bake at 425 for 1 1/2 hours.
Remove from oven and allow to cool until comfortable to handle.
Split each potato lengthwise.
Scoop out fleshy portion of potato, leaving about a 1/4 “ of the skin and place the flesh in a mixing bowl.
Return hollowed out skins to the skillet.
Mash and blend the flesh with brown sugar, cinnamon, and butter.
Spoon the potato mixture back into the skins.
Top the sweet potatoes with marshmallows.
Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until marshmallows are lightly browned.
Once you’ve enjoyed cooking our Twice Baked Sweet Potato Boats, please think about giving some of our other southern dishes a whirl. Take a few minutes and examine our classic dinner, sides, and dessert recipes!
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Baked Sweet Potato Boats
- 4-5 Sweet Potatoes
- 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
- 1 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/2 stick Butter softened
- 1 cup Marshmallows
- Pierce potatoes all over with fork.
- Bake in 425 oven for 1 1/2 hours.
- Allow to cool until comfortable to handle.
- Split each potato lengthwise.
- Scoop out flesh leaving about 1/4" in skin and place in a bowl.
- Return hollowed skins to skillet.
- Mash flesh with brown sugar, cinnamon and butter.
- Spoon potato mixture back into skins and top with marshmallows.
- Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until marshmallows are lightly browned
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