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Loaded Sweet Potato Dauphinoise

Loaded Sweet Potato Dauphinoise is the ultimate in comfort food. This foolproof recipe is a creamy sweet potato bake, loaded with your favourite things – namely cheese and bacon!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 to 6 servings
Calories 476kcal


  • 1 large sweet potato (or 2 medium/small)
  • 1 cup double cream (heavy cream) (250ml)
  • cup skimmed milk (2%) (150ml)
  • 3 cloves garlic - finely chopped
  • 2 strips bacon diced and fried
  • 3 spring onions (scallions) finely sliced
  • 4.4 ounces grated cheddar (125g)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Salted butter


  • Preheat the oven to 180ºc / 355ºf
  • Peel and thinly slice the sweet potato. Place in a bowl with the cream, milk, garlic and some salt and pepper and leave for at least 30mins, stirring occasionally.
  • Butter an oven proof dish.  Layer half of the potato slices, then a layer of cheese and a few knobs of butter. tLay the rest of the potato slices on top. Top up with the rest of the cream mixture.
  • Top with bacon, spring onions and cheese.  Cook at 180º for 40-45mins until golden brown and bubbly.


Nutritional values are based on one of four servings.


Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 384mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 6150IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 334mg | Iron: 0.5mg