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Ultimate Sweet Potato Casserole

A creamy honey sweetened and spiced sweet potato mash topped with a pecan, dried cranberry, and bacon crumble and finished with whipped honey goat cheese. Creamy, crunchy, sweet, savory, tart, and tangy - it’s a total party for your tastebuds! This takes sweet potato casserole to a whole new level!
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Author Dani

Ingredients

Sweet Potato Mash

  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup almond milk or milk of choice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Pecan, Dried Cranberry, and Bacon Crumble

  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter cut into cubes
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 4 slices cooked bacon chopped

Whipped Goat Cheese

  • 8 ounces honey goat cheese softened
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 13x9 baking dish.

  2. Poke holes in sweet potatoes with fork and wrap in foil. Bake for 45min to an hour or until oozing and soft.
  3. Peel skin from sweet potatoes and add to bowl. Let cool slightly. Next, add all of mash ingredients and use hand mixer or whisk to mix until smooth and creamy. Pour into baking dish.
  4. To make the crumble, add all of the ingredients from pecans to salt. Pulse until pecans and oats are broken down but still chunky. Add in butter and honey and pulse until resembles wet sand. Stir in dried cranberries and bacon.

  5. Sprinkle crumble on top of sweet potato mash.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until crumble is golden brown.

  7. Remove from oven and let cool.
  8. While casserole cools, make the whipped goat cheese by combining all of the ingredients to a bowl and mixing with hand mixer until creamy and combined. Dollop on top of the casserole.
  9. Serve and enjoy!