Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Honey Recipe

Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Honey

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Now that Thanksgiving is over I still am craving sweet potato casserole – but I wanted to change it up.

Seriously if you have not had whipped sweet potatoes and bananas together it if a MUST!

If you make this recipe or any other recipe please take a picture and put it on instagram use the #budgetsavvydiva so I can check it out 🙂

Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Honey Recipe

Before anyone points out – yes I am using yams in this recipe instead of sweet potatoes ( which are white) – you could use sweet potatoes but I really wanted that bright orange color for the casserole

Phew – now that is done with we can talk about how crazy bananas look when you bake them

Ready for it?

Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Honey Recipe

Do you see the bananas in the pan? The skins turn brown when you bake them — I personally thought that was pretty cool

Here is my dad mashing everything together for the casserole ( thanks Dad!)

Now let’s see some close up shots

Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Honey Recipe

Doesn’t that look yummy – trust me it is 🙂 SOOOO yummy in the tummy

Thanks Dad again for holding the plate of food while I took the picture

Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Honey Recipe

Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Honey Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 5 medium sweet potatoes or Yams
  • 4 bananas, unpeeled
  • 1 cup of butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup dark brown sugar
  • 1½ cups pecans, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Poke whole all over the potatoes and bananas and place them in a roasting pan .
  3. Bake for 30 minutes - scoop out the flesh in the a mixing bowl - mash together well - add salt, honey, 1 stick of butter
  4. Place into a greased casserole dish
  5. In another mixing bowl mix butter , brown sugar, flour, and pecans together - I use my fingers ( just easier to mix)
  6. Spread that on top of the sweet potato mash and bake in the oven for 20 minutes
  7. Enjoy!

My dad found this recipe in this months Food Network magazine