Sweet Potato Oranges


These orange sweet potatoes are very festive! Orange skins are filled with mashed sweet potatoes and drizzled with a sweet pecan topping.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
6 stuffed oranges


  • 6 medium oranges

  • 3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened

  • ¼ cup orange juice

  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • ½ teaspoon all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Cut 1/2 inch off one end of each orange and spoon out flesh. Place orange shells into a deep casserole dish.

  3. Mix sweet potatoes, white sugar, 1/2 cup softened butter, orange juice, eggs, vanilla, and orange zest in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Spoon into orange shells.

  4. Combine remaining 1/2 cup butter, brown sugar, pecans, and flour in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves and butter melts, 3 to 4 minutes; spoon mixture over oranges. Add 1/2 inch water around orange shells in the casserole dish.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

737 Calories
46g Fat
83g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 737
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 46g 59%
Saturated Fat 21g 106%
Cholesterol 143mg 48%
Sodium 38mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 83g 30%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 98mg 488%
Calcium 124mg 10%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 492mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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