The time needed to bake sweet potatoes varies, it also depends on the size of the sweet potatoes that you are going to bake. For example, you will need about one hour or more to bake a large sweet potato. But, you can also cut down the time needed to bake a large sweet potato by cutting it in half.
How to Bake Sweet Potatoes in Foil
One of the ways that you can do to cook sweet potatoes is by baling them with aluminum foil. And here’s how to bake sweet potatoes in foil.
Step 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit or 204 degrees Celsius.
Step 2. Prepare 4 medium-sized sweet potatoes. Wash the potatoes until clean and pat dry with paper towels.
Step 3. Next, drizzle the sweet potatoes with a little bit of olive oil or vegetable oil and rub the sweet potatoes until all sides are covered in oil.
Step 4. Prick the sweet potatoes with a fork several times so that the inside of the potatoes can cook well.
Step 5. Wrap each potato in a large aluminum foil and wrap it around the sweet potato at least twice. Twist the end of the foil the seal the sweet potato.
Step 6. Place each sweet potato on a baking tray and place them in the oven to bake.
Step 7. Bake the sweet potatoes for about 45 to 60 minutes or until cooked through and soft. You can check them by poking a knife through the sweet potatoes.
Step 8. Once the sweet potatoes are done, take them out of the oven and let them sit for about 5 minutes to let them cool own. After that, carefully unwrap the sweet potatoes from the foil.
Step 9. Transfer the sweet potatoes to a plate and serve. Enjoy!