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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

No need to wait until Holidays to serve up these buttery and creamy mashed sweet potatoes!  With just five simple ingredients you can serve up a side dish that everyone will love!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword mashed potatoes, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Author Amanda Rettke -- iamhomesteader.com


  • 5-6 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Add sweet potatoes and reduce heat to medium.
  3. Simmer until tender, about 25-30 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and drain.
  5. Using a hand mixer, blend sweet potatoes until smooth.
  6. With the mixer on low, add in milk, butter, and maple syrup.
  7. Mix well and serve topped with butter and salt.