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Orange-Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole

Orange-Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole


  • 5 Large sweet potatoes, about 4 pounds
  • 1/3 Cup fresh orange juice
  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and DIVIDED
  • 3 Tablespoons light brown sugar, DIVIDED
  • 1 Teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Cup chopped pecans
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish.

  2. Wash and dry potatoes. Pierce potatoes in several places with a fork. Bake potatoes 1 hour or until tender. Cool slightly. Peel potatoes and place in large mixing bowl. Mash potatoes.

  3. Stir in orange juice, 2 tablespoons melted butter, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, orange peel, cinnamon, cumin and salt; mix well. Spoon into prepared baking dish.

  4. Combine pecans, flour, remaining 1 tablespoon brown sugar and 1 tablespoon butter. Mix well. Sprinkle evenly over potatoes.

  5. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until hot throughout. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Thanks to the National Turkey Federation

Recipe Source

Recipe and photo kindly provided by Butterball.