The Best Quick & Easy Sweet Potato Souffle Recipe

Sweet potato souffle in a ramekin on a white plate with a spoon in the souffle and a bite taken out.

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This sweet potato souffle recipe takes basic mashed sweet potatoes and elevates them to a whole new level. It's rich, decadent, perfectly sweet, and topped with a melt-in-your-mouth brown sugar crumble that is undeniably delicious. Best of all though, it takes just 10 minutes to prep this easy sweet potato souffle!



Sweet potato souffle:

2 cups sweet potato puree

3 tbsp brown sugar

2 tbsp caster sugar 

1 egg

¼ cup heavy cream

2 tbsp butter

½ tsp vanilla extract

Streusel topping:

½ cup brown sugar

¼ cup all-purpose flour

¼ tsp cinnamon

2 tbsp butter, softened

¼ cup chopped hazelnuts, pecans, or desired type of nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat the sweet potato puree, brown sugar, caster sugar, egg, heavy cream, butter, and vanilla extract until fluffy.
  3. Divide the batter between four small ramekins (or you can put it in a baking dish). 
  4. Make the topping; in a bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, butter, and cinnamon. Stir until you have a coarse crumb. Stir in the chopped hazelnuts.
  5. Sprinkle the topping over the souffle. Bake the souffle for 30 minutes.
  6. Cool the souffle before serving.


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