Baked sweet potato stuffed with egg and tomato.
The Absolute Best Temperature For Baking Sweet Potatoes
Before you can even think about topping your baked sweet potatoes, you need to get the baking part right, and that begins with the temperature.
To achieve the perfect baked sweet potato, set your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. At that temperature, you'll bake the sweet potatoes for 40 to 50 minutes.
Be sure to poke holes in the top of the sweet potatoes before putting them in the oven, otherwise, they won't bake through and could burst.
When the potatoes are nice and tender when you pierce them, it means they’re done and you can finally start topping them with whatever your heart desires.