Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

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.

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About Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

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




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