Marsala Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Marsala Whipped Sweet Potatoes at This Mama Cooks! On a Diet -

To help you on your way to a wonderful Thanksgiving, check out this Holland House recipe for sweet potatoes featuring their Marsala Cooking Wine.

This Mama’s tips

  • To make this dish dairy free and vegan, use a buttery spread instead of butter. Instead of whipping cream, use coconut cream (not coconut milk).
  • Whipped sweet potatoes may be made a day ahead and refrigerated. Reheat in microwave, covered, on medium power. Stir occasionally.
Marsala Whipped Sweet Potatoes at This Mama Cooks! On a Diet -

Marsala Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Holland House


  • 3 pounds orange-flesh sweet potatoes (red garnets)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup Holland House Marsala Cooking Wine
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (gluten free)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Grated peel of 1 orange
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream (optional)


  1. Fill a 6-quart pot halfway with water. Peel each potato and place in pot to prevent browning. Cut potatoes into 1-inch cubes and return to pot. Drain water so there is enough just to cover potatoes. Stir in salt. Cover and bring to a boil. Boil 10 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  2. In a small microwaveable bowl or 1-cup glass measuring cup, heat marsala cooking wine in microwave 1 minute on medium power or until very hot. Stir in butter, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and orange peel.
  3. When potatoes are cooked, drain water from pot. Add marsala cooking wine mixture to pot. Whip with electric beater until smooth. Stir in cream, if desired. Keep warm until ready to serve.
Prep Time: 1 Hour
Cook Time: 1 Hour
Total Time: 2 Hours
Servings: Serves 4 to 6
  • Serving size: 1 cup

Disclosure: Mizkan, the parent company of Holland House, provided compensation for this post. All opinions are my own.

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