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Whole Baked Sweet Potatoes served with cinnamon sugar.

Whole Baked Sweet Potatoes

Whole Baked Sweet Potatoes make a great side dish. They are delicious served as is or with a little butter and a sprinkling of cinnamon sugar.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 325kcal
Author: Linda Ooi


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 4 tsp vegetable oil
  • Butter to serve

Cinnamon Sugar ( optional)

  • 4 tsp sugar mixed with 1 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Prepare 4 pieces of aluminum foil.
  • Scrub sweet potatoes well. Pat dry with paper towels. Prick each sweet potato evenly with a fork.
  • Place each sweet potato on a foil. Drizzle with a teaspoon of vegetable oil and rub the oil all over the sweet potato.
  • Wrap loosely with aluminum foil, making sure it is sealed. Place on a baking tray and into the oven. Roast for 60 minutes.
  • Open the foil and continue to roast for another 30 minutes. Insert a knife or fork into the center of each sweet potato. They should feel quite soft. If not, return to oven and continue roasting until sweet potatoes are soft.
  • Serve with butter and cinnamon sugar if desired.


Calories: 325kcal
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