Maple butter mashed sweet potatoes

Maple butter mashed sweet potatoes

This easy recipe for maple butter mashed sweet potatoes will become a firm favorite in no time. The mash is so smooth and creamy and perfect as a side dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free recipe, mashed sweet potatoes, Side dish, sweet potato mash
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 172kcal
Author Alida Ryder


  • 1 kg (2lbs) sweet potatoes peeled and chopped into large chunks
  • 10 stalks fresh thyme
  • 2-3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 5 tbsp butter room temperature/melted
  • ΒΌ cup whipping/heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp thyme finely chopped


  • Steam the sweet potato with the fresh thyme until a knife can easily be inserted. 
  • Remove from the heat and allow to rest for 10 minutes, uncovered, allowing excess moisture to evaporate. 
  • Place the steamed sweet potatoes, butter and cream in a large bowl then mash until smooth. Season to taste with maple syrup, salt and pepper and add the time. 


Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 451mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 17944IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg