Sweet potato soufflé with a sweet streusel topping




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650 g sweet potatoes

59 ml evaporated milk

225 g pecans, roughly chopped

150 g butter, unsalted

50 g all purpose flour

2 pcs eggs

2 tbsp cane sugar

1 tsp cinnamon, ground

0.5 tsp ginger, ground

0.25 tsp fresh ground salt

0.25 tsp vanilla pods, ground

Active time 15 min

Ready in 1 hr 45 min


  1. Preheat oven to 220°C and line a baking sheet with aluminium foil.
  2. Pierce sweet potato with fork several times; wrap each in a piece of foil and set on baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 90 minutes or until tender.
  4. Meanwhile, reduce the oven temperature to 180°C and use a small amount of butter to grease baking pan.
  5. Carefully remove the skin from the sweet potatoes and place the flesh in the bowl of a food processor.
  6. Melt 40g butter and add in food processor, followed with eggs, evaporated milk, and cinnamon then process until the mixture is smooth.
  7. Adjust the seasoning with salt.
  8. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish and smoothen surface with spatula.
  9. Prepare streusel; in a large bowl, combine together the flour, cane sugar, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla powder, and salt.
  10. Slice remaining butter and stir in with fingers.
  11. Although this is messy, it is the best way.
  12. When you get a crumbly mixture, stir in roughly chopped pecans.
  13. Sprinkle prepared streusel over sweet potato mix and set in oven.
  14. Bake until streusel is browned, for 60 minutes.
  15. Set on wire rack to cool slightly before serving.

Nutrients (Per Person) These values are based on the recommended daily intake of a 2000 kCal diet

Energy (kcal) 32%

Protein 13%

Carbohydrate 16%

Fat 77%

Dietary fiber 25%

Sugars, total 24%

Sodium, Na 9%

Good Points

Very low in sodium

High in manganese