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Sweet Potato Souffle with Pecans

Sweet Potato Souffle with Pecans

Sweet Potato Souffle with a Pecan Streusel Topping. A sweet and crunchy Thanksgiving side dish.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Sweet Potato Recipe, Sweet Potato Souffle, Thanksgiving side dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 333 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Streusel Topping

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. Boil sweet potatoes until fork tender. Drain potatoes, let cool and remove skins. 

  2. Place potatoes in a stand mixer and beat until smooth. 

  3. Add the sugar, milk, butter, vanilla, egg, and salt and mix until blended

  4. Butter a 2-quart baking dish and pour in the potato mixture.

  5. Prepare the streusel topping by whisking together ingredients. 

  6. Sprinkle streusel topping evenly over the top of the potato mixture. 

  7. Bake for 40 minutes in a preheated 350 F degree oven. 

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Souffle with Pecans
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Sodium 153mg7%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Sugar 32g36%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.