- 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled
- Salt, for water, plus 1/2 teaspoon for potato mixture
- 3/4 cup whipping cream
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons molasses
- 6 tablespoons butter
- 1/8 cup bourbon
- Brown sugar, for garnish
Place the sweet potatoes into a pot of cold water with salt and bring to a rapid boil; about 20 minutes. Drain and return back into pot to mash.
In a medium saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients, except the brown sugar. Allow to simmer over medium heat until butter is melted and mixture is creamy. Pour mixture over potatoes, adding a dash of salt for flavor and stir. Sprinkle potatoes with brown sugar.