6 Bruce’s Canned Sweet Potato Recipes (Easy To Make)

Since 1928, Bruce’s canned sweet potatoes have been the favorite of health-conscious and busy people. This is delicious all, is a common item in any smart kitchen. It is not used only as a simple side dish but can also add to a lot of favorite recipes.


These potatoes are gluten-free and have low saturated fat, making them a great choice for a healthy heart. Fresh sweet potatoes are canned very quickly and sealed to ensure valuable nutrition. This process makes it an ideal superfood for those people whose goal is weight loss. 

Well, here are some most favorite Bruce’s canned sweet potato recipes. We hope you must enjoy them! 

Difference Between Canned Sweet Potato And Fresh Sweet Potato?

Difference Between Canned Sweet Potato And Fresh Sweet Potato

Before jumping to recipes, know why canned sweet potatoes are good than fresh sweet potatoes. Let’s compare both types of potatoes depending on their nutritional value and try to understand which is better for our health. 

NutrientFresh Sweet PotatoCanned Sweet Potato
Serving weight124g98g
Calories 108105.8
Protein 2g1.3g
Fat 3g0.3g
Carb 18.7g24.9g
Fiber 2.48g2.9g
Iron 0.7mg0.9mg
Calcium 50.8 mg16.7mg
Vitamin A823 mcg449.3 mcg
Vitamin C 12.8 mg10.6 mg
Vitamin K 5.1 mcg2.6 mcg
Cholesterol1.24 mg0mg

As a main dish or dessert, canned sweet potatoes are more nutritious than fresh potatoes, making them also economical. The low sodium, zero fat with other significant vitamins and minerals is a great fiber source. It offers beta carotene that performs best to reduce the risk of cancer. It is also more valuable food for the weight loss watcher.

6 Delicious Bruce’s Canned Sweet Potato Recipes

There is a short list of our most demandable Bruce’s canned sweet potato recipes. all of them are pretty simple to make and can be great dishes for next winter.

1. Canned Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake

Canned Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake

You may be surprised to think about this chocolate dish, but chocolate cake is a great source of fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, and iron. And the sweet potato also enriches this dish’s features with milk and vanilla.

  • Preparation time: 25 minutes
  • Cook time: 1 hour
  • Serving: 12


  • Devil’s food cake mix: 1 box (16 ½ Oz)
  • Eggs: 3 (Medium)
  • Water: ½ cup
  • Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes (Syrup): ¼ cup 
  • Vegetable Oil: ¼ cup
  • Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes (Pureed): ½ cup
  • Mayonnaise: 2 tablespoon
  • Sweetened condensed milk: 1 can (400 grams)
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips: 1 cup
  • Butter 2 tablespoon
  • Vanilla extract: ½ teaspoon


Step:1 (Cake Prepare)

  • Heat your oven to 350˚ F
  • Spread some flour on a cake pan and set aside for the next step
  • Following the cake pack instruction, blend the mix, eggs, water, canned sweet potato syrup, and oil in a bowl. Now add yams and mayonnaise, then beat them together for 3 minutes.
  • Pour the batter into the cake pan and bake it for 45 minutes
  • After removing it from the oven keep it aside to cool.

Step:2 (Glaze Prepare)

  • Put a saucepan over low-medium heat, and then mix the condensed milk, chips, and butter.
  • Stir them and cook constantly until the chips melt and make a smooth mixture
  • Remove it from the heat and add vanilla.
  • Cool it and finally drizzle over the prepared cake

2. Sweet Potato Broccoli Salad

The refreshing, colorful, and delicious broccoli salad with sweet potato. This salad is very refreshing and full of vitamins and minerals.  

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 45 minutes
  • Serving: 2


  • Fresh Kale Greens (chopped): 1 bag (10 oz)
  • Steamed broccoli: 2.5 cup
  • Red cabbage: 1 cup (pre-shredded)
  • Carrots: 1 cup (pre-shredded)
  • Peas: 1 can (14 ½ Oz)
  • Green beans: 1 can (400 gram)
  • Lemon juice: 2 tablespoon
  • Bruce’s Yams Sweet Potatoes (Syrup): 1 can (425 gram)
  • Cranberries: 1/3 cup (moist)
  • Roasted nuts: 100 gram


  • Place green beans, steamed broccoli, cabbage, carrots, and peas in a bowl and mix them 
  • Take a separate bowl, whisk the lemon juice, and add to the kale mixture, then toss them very well. 
  • Add the potatoes and cranberries, transfer them to the salad bowl, and sprinkle with nuts. 

3. Sweet Potato Risotto

Sweet Potato Risotto
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Serving: 6


  • Chicken soup: 5 cups
  • Olive oil: 3 tablespoon
  • White onion: half cup (Chopped)
  • Rice: 2 cups 
  • Coconut milk: ¼ cup
  • Bruce’s Yams Canned Sweet Potatoes Syrup: 1 can (15 oz.)
  • Apple cider vinegar: 1 tablespoon
  • Parsley: 2 tablespoons minced
  • Sea salt: ½ teaspoon
  • White pepper: ½ teaspoon
  • Butter: 2 tablespoon 


  • Take chicken stock and simmer in a saucepan, keep warm
  • Take another saucepan, add oil, and add onion; heat it for a few minutes, then pour rice and stir. 
  • Add chicken stock and stir so the rice can absorb the stock fully. When the rice absorbs the chicken stock, add coconut milk.
  • Drain the canned sweet potato and reserve ¼ cup of syrup. Mix the syrup with rice and coconut milk and cook them together until they become creamy.
  • Final combine apple cider vinegar, parsley, salt, and pepper. Then stop the heat and add the butter at this final step. Serve in your way.  

4. Sweet Potato Hummus

This sweet potato hummus is the best combination of sweet and savory. It is a very simple and time saver. 

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Serving: 12


  • Bruce’s yam canned sweet potatoes: 1 cup (drained)
  • Garbanzo beans: 1 can (rinsed & drained)
  • Lime juice: 2 tablespoon
  • Sesame Paste: ¼ cup
  • Raw Garlic cloves: 5/6 roasted
  • Olive oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Cumin: ½ teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Water: 2 tablespoon


  • Pour the canned sweet potatoes into the food processor. Add beans, lemon juice, garlic, oil, cumin, salt, and water. Now make a smooth mixture.  
  • Clash down the sides of a bowl and add water to make thin the mixture if it looks thick.
  • At last, adjust seasoning and then serve with a drizzle of oil
  • Add a sprinkle of paprika if you need it. 

5. Sweet Potato, Apples, & Pork Tenderloin

  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
  • Cook time: 45 minutes
  • Serving: 4


  • Olive oil: 4 tablespoon
  • Pork tenderloin: 1 pound
  • Salt & pepper
  • Yellow onion: a small one 
  • Minced ginger: 1 teaspoon
  • Bruce’s Yam Canned sweet potato: 1 can
  • Glory foods fried apples: 1 can 
  • Orange juice: 2 tablespoons (fresh)
  • Chicken stock: ½ cup


  • Take a large non-stick frying pan. Heat olive oil
  • Slice pork into one-inch medallions and sprinkle salt plus pepper
  • Sear the pork on each side over medium heat for 10 minutes
  • Remove the frying pan and cover it with thin foil
  • Take another pan and heat the rest oil with onions. Heat medium-low for a few minutes until the onion becomes caramelized
  • Then add ginger and chicken stock and stir for 10 minutes to remove liquidness.
  • Now combine sweet potatoes, fried apples, fresh orange juice, and pork
  • Cook them on low heat for 10 minutes until cook the pork 
  • Sprinkle fresh thyme and serve

6. Sweet Potato Dessert Egg Rolls

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Serving: 6


  • Egg rolls wrappers: 12 (each 6-inch)
  • Cream: 7 Oz
  • Bruce’s Yam Cut Sweet Potato Syrup: 1 can
  • Basil: ¼ cup
  • Neutral oil: 1 cup
  • Vanilla ice cream 


  • Lay out the rolls of egg on your workspace where you desire to prepare this dish
  • Spoon the cream on per wrapper, followed by potatoes and basil
  • Now wrap up the egg roll wrapper package based on the directions
  • Heat the neutral oil into a deep non-stick frying pan and fry the rolls for 5 minutes in medium heat until golden brown
  • Remove the rolls and keep them on a paper towel, then transfer them into a dish for warm serving
  • Serve them with vanilla ice cream


1. Is Bruce’s Yam Healthy?

Bruce’s Yam is gluten-free and contains low saturated fat, which is great for heart health. This canned sweet potato is known as a superfood for health-conscious people.

2. Are Canned Sweet potatoes good for our health?

The established RDAs (Recommended Dietary Allowance) reported that canned sweet potatoes are a good source of potassium, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus. So, it is restively good and safe for our health.

3. Is sweet potato good for weight loss?

Sweet potatoes perform better in decreasing weight loss. Sweet potatoes are delicious, rich, and high in fiber that helps you maintain weight and feel full for a long time. 

4. Does Yam and Sweet Potato are the same in taste?

Though yams and sweet potatoes are the same in their usage and application, they are not similar in taste, consistency, and appearance. Yams have much similar starchiness to traditional potatoes, whereas sweet potatoes are softer.

Wrapping It All Up!

Thanks to canned sweet potato, we are happy to prepare various Bruce’s Canned Sweet Potato Recipes. We are feeling happy to can share with you the above recipes also. 

However, canned sweet potato recipes taste amazing all year round, not only in your holiday season. So, you can try anyone of them. 

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