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Beautiful Orange Praline Sweet Potatoes

These beautiful orange praline sweet potatoes are the perfect Thanksgiving side dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword potatoes, praline, sweet potatoes, Thanksgiving
Servings 12 servings
Calories 331kcal


  • 4 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp grated orange zest
  • 5 Tbsp Brandy
  • 2 tsp salt
  • fresh pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cups butter melted and divided
  • 1 cup light brown sugar divided
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Boil a pot of water.
  • Add potatoes and cook until tender, 20-30 minutes. You should be able to pierce it with a fork.
  • In a mixer or with a hand mixer, beat potatoes until smooth.
  • Add orange juice, grated orange zest, Brandy, salt, pepper, 1/4 cup melted butter, 1/3 cup brown sugar and egg yolks. Beat until fluffy.
  • Pour into a 12" porcelain quiche dish or shallow pan.
  • Combine remaining ingredients (1/4 cup melted butter, 2/3 cup brown sugar, pecans and cinnamon).
  • Spread over the potatoes.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Bake on 350 for 45-50 minutes until brown and bubbly. Let stand for 10-12 minutes.