Smoky Sweet Rum Spiked Sweet Potato Puree


Indulge in a culinary masterpiece with our tantalizing sweet potato puree.

This velvety blend of sweet potatoes, kissed by the smoky essence of liquid smoke, is harmoniously complemented by the rich sweetness of maple syrup and the warmth of rum. The addition of cream lends a luxurious creaminess, while fresh thyme adds a burst of herbal freshness.

Seasoned with a sprinkle of salt and pepper, this sensational puree is a symphony of flavours that will elevate any meal to new heights


How can you go wrong pairing all of these flavours!

This sweet potato puree is a delightful blend of flavors and textures that combines the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes with smoky undertones from liquid smoke, a touch of richness from cream, and a hint of warmth from rum. The addition of maple syrup adds a subtle sweetness that complements the earthiness of the sweet potatoes, while fresh thyme adds a refreshing herbal note. Finally, salt and pepper are added to enhance the overall taste and balance the flavors.


To make this delectable sweet potato puree, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Here’s how you can prepare it:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Wash and pierce your sweet potatoes with a knife. Place each sweet potato on a piece of tinfoil. 

  3. Add olive oil and a little salt. Rub the oil all around the sweet potato. 
  4. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until the inside is very soft.
  5. Remove from the oven and cool slightly. Remove the skin from the sweet potatoes.
  6. Add the sweet potatoes maple syrup, liquid smoke, rum, cream, salt, pepper and fresh thyme. Puree until smooth.

  7. Enjoy the sweet potato puree with bbq meats, grilled vegetables or even alone with some delicious crackers!

Let's eat!

This sweet potato puree is perfect as a side dish or accompaniment to a wide range of meals. Its creamy texture, smoky undertones, and balanced sweetness make it a versatile and satisfying addition to any dinner table. Enjoy it with roasted meats, grilled vegetables, or even as a spread for toast or crackers.

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