Sweet Potatoes Mousseline

Sweet Potatoes Mousseline

(6 to 8 servings)

4 medium (about 2 lbs) sweet potatoes
1/2 tsp grated nutmeg
3/4 tsp salt
Dash of ground cloves
1/4 cup sugar
2 tbsp butter
1 egg, well beaten
1/4 cup cream
1 tbsp grated orange rind
1/2 tsp grated lemon rind
2 tbsp light brown sugar

Preheat oven to 450 F.

Cook unpeeled whole sweet potatoes in boiling water to cover for 20 to 30 minutes, until tender. Slip off the skins and mash the potatoes until smooth.

Add nutmeg, salt, cloves, sugar, 1 tbsp of butter, egg, cream and grated rinds to mashed potatoes. Beat until fluffy.

Turn mixture into a buttered 1-quart casserole. Melt remaining butter and brush top of mixture. Sprinkle with brown sugar.

Bake for about 35 minutes, until brown.