Classic Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

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Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

Frances Shafik

By
@MsFranciepants

I found this recipe around 2006 and its been a big hit for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Though my husband prefers it for dessert rather then a side dish.


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Serves:

6-8 servings

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6 medium
sweet potatoes
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
plus 2 tbsp butter. melted and divided
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
light brown sugar
3 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
chopped walnuts or pecans
14 large
marshmallows cut crosswise

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pierce potatoes with fork. Cook on high in microwave until tender, turning once, about 8 minutes per side. Cut open; cool. Spoon potato flesh into bowl; mash until smooth. Measure 3 cups mashed potatoes.
2
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 11/7 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. ( I typically use the disposable baking dishes instead.)
3
Combine mashed sweet potatoes, granulated sugar, milk, 1/3 cup butter, eggs, vanilla and salt in medium bowl; stir to mix well. Spoon into prepared dish.
4
Combine brown sugar and flour in small bowl; stir to mix well. Sprinkle over sweet potato mixture. Sprinkle with nuts; drizzle with remaining 2 tablespoons of butter. Bake 20 minutes.
5
Remove from Oven and arrange marshmallow. Bake for another 10 minutes or until the marshmallows are golden brown.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian