Does your family have any Thanksgiving recipe traditions?
Growing up, one of my favorite dishes my mom made for our family was Sweet Potato Orange Cups. It makes a perfect side dish or can be used as a dessert. I was always so impressed by her presentation of the dish. Best of all, the pre-portioned cups make after-dinner cleanup a breeze!
1 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup salted butter, softened
1/2 cup evaporated milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups cooked mashed sweet potatoes
6 large oranges
Using a juicer, remove pulp from oranges, leaving a shell. Reserve orange pulp for a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice.
Beat eggs, granulated sugar, and 3/4 cup butter. Add milk and vanilla. Combine with the mashed sweet potatoes; spoon sweet potato mixture into shells. Place filled orange cups in a muffin pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm topped with homemade whipped topping.