Florida Heritage Foods


Sweet Potato Boats

Serves 6

What you’ll need:


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

   Wash potatoes well and rub with oil. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 1 hour or until tender.

Raise oven temperature to 450 degrees.

Cool potatoes, then slice the skin from the top of eat potato lengthwise. Carefully scoop out the pulp, leaving shells intact. Combine sweet potato pulp, molasses, butter or margarine, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, and whipping cream. Beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. 

   Spoon potato mixture into shells. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until thoroughly heated.

Garnish with butter and black pepper (optional)