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Sweet potatoes with honey & cinnamon butter

There’s nothing like a stuffed spud cooked over a fire to make your mouth water! These sweet potatoes with honey and cinnamon butter recipe serves as a deliciously sweet side to your mains.


200 g butter, softened
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp chilli flakes
Pinch salt (optional)
4 large sweet potatoes

1. Whisk together the butter, honey, cinnamon, chilli and salt (if using). Spoon on to cling film and roll into a sausage shape, twisting the ends to close. Place in the fridge until ready to use.
2. Wrap the sweet potatoes in double layers of heavy-duty foil and braai for about 20 minutes, turning occasionally, until soft.
3. Cut open the sweet potatoes while hot and top with discs of the butter.

Recipe & styling: Brita du Plessis
Photography: Kendall-Leigh Nash

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