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Sweet Potato Casserole Copycat Ruth's Chris

Here’s a copycat version of the famous sweet potato casserole served at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. A few extras make it even better!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: holiday side dishes, sweet potato casserole, sweet potatoes
Servings: 4
Calories: 476kcal


  • 2 large cooked sweet potatoes about 3 cups, mashed
  • 1 tbs maple syrup see NOTES
  • 2 tbs heavy cream
  • 1 tsp grated orange zest see NOTES
  • 2 tbs melted butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • Topping:
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon see NOTES
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup melted butter


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 1 - 1.5 quart casserole.
  • Mix sweet potatoes, maple syrup, cream, orange zest, butter, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  • Place sweet potato mixture in prepared baking dish.
  • Mix all the topping ingredients and spread evenly across the top.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until topping is browned and bubbling.


Maple syrup, orange zest and cinnamon may be eliminated without any other changes to the recipe.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 489mg | Potassium: 323mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 9861IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg