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A delicious dessert sweet potato recipe – baked sweet potatoes stuffed with sticky caramelised apples, pecans and creamy Greek yogurt – super easy and oh so good to eat!

Now we all know baked sweet potatoes are totally delicious filled with cheese, tuna or chilli con carne, right?

But stuffing your fluffy, warm baked sweet potato with cinnamon spiced caramelised apples, pecans and a spoonful of creamy Greek yogurt just takes them to another level!

These baked sweet potatoes are totally delicious for breakfast or as a dessert and best of all they pack in 2 of your 5 a day!

Healthy, tasty and really easy to make, they really are autumn on a plate.

Baked sweet potato ingredients

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  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 4 red eating apples
  • 25g butter
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 heaped tsp cinnamon
  • 4 tbs Greek yogurt
  • 50g of pecans

How to make our baked sweet potato recipe

  • Preheat the oven – preheat the oven to 200C / 400F / Gas mark 6
  • Scrub and prick the sweet potatoes, – bake in the oven for around 1 hour, you can reduce the cooking time by microwaving them for 5 minutes and then just crisping up the skins in the oven.
  • Once the potatoes are cooked remove them from the oven, – then start the caramelised apples.
  • Make the caramelised apple filling melt the butter in a non-stick frying pan, quarter and core the apples and slice into the sizzling butter – Give them a quick stir and then drizzle over the honey and sprinkle over the cinnamon. Continue to gently stir them until they’re just softening and turning sticky.
  • Split open the sweet potatoes, – tip in the cinnamon apples, add a spoonful of Greek yogurt and scatter over the pecans.

How to make our baked sweet potato recipe your way

  • Swap the yogurt – switch the Greek yogurt for a good vanilla ice-cream or even clotted cream.
  • Swap the fruit – instead of apples use plums or pears, or a mix of both.
  • Try different nuts – hazelnuts or flaked almonds would work well.

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How to serve out baked sweet potato recipe

  • Delicious for breakfast or brunch.
  • As dessert.
  • Serve up at bonfire parties.

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Yield: Serves 4

Baked sweet potato with cinnamon apples

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Totally delicious and sweet as candy!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 4 red eating apples
  • 25g butter
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 heaped tsp cinnamon
  • 4 tbs Greek yogurt
  • handful of pecans

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 200C
  2. Scrub and prick the sweet potatoes, bake in the oven for around 1 hour, you can reduce the cooking time by microwaving them for 5 minutes and then just crisping up the skins in the oven.
  3. Once the potatoes are cooked remove them from the oven, then start the caramelised apples.
  4. Melt the butter in a non-stick frying pan, quarter and core the apples and slice into the sizzling butter. Give them a quick stir and then drizzle over the honey and sprinkle over the cinnamon. Continue to gently stir them until they're just softening and turning sticky.
  5. Split open the sweet potatoes, tip in the cinnamon apples, add a spoonful of Greek yogurt and scatter over the pecans.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 361Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 88mgCarbohydrates: 55gFiber: 10gSugar: 30gProtein: 6g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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