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Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes


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You’ll please every mashed potato lover this Thanksgiving by serving this delicious, lightly spiced sweet potato delight.


  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice
  • 1/4 cup warmed milk
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Orange zest and candied ginger for garnish


  • Put sweet potatoes in a large pot, cover with water and bring to a boil.
  • Cook until potatoes are tender and then drain water.
  • In a large bowl, combine potatoes, cream cheese, orange juice and milk.
  • Slowly mash together with a potato masher or fork until all lumps are gone.
  • Mix in brown sugar, cinnamon and ginger.
  • Serve with a little orange zest and candied ginger on top.

Serves 12