Streusel Yam Casserole

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V Seward

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@Vseward

This creamy yam casserole has been handed down for generations. I have taken the honor of serving this family favorite at Thanksgiving and Christmas. With one mixing bowl, ingredients are mixed all together, poured into a casserole dish, topped with brown sugar, flour, and butter to make a crunchy caramelized top. This recipe can be made a day in advance and kept in the refrigerator either before or after baking time. I've had people tell me they "don't like yams" until they taste this one!

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Sweet potato casserole is a staple holiday side and this easy recipe is delish. It's sweet enough, some may consider it a dessert. Using canned yams means it can be made in no time (and as V points out it can be prepped the day before). The casserole part is buttery, creamy, and sweet. We loved the streusel. Once it slightly cools, it creates a yummy sugary topping. This is going to become a must-make holiday side dish. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CASSEROLE:

  • 2 can(s)
    large, sweet potatoes in syrup (yams), drained
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened (not room temp)
  • 1/2 c
    milk, 2%
  • STREUSEL TOPPING:

  • 1 c
    brown sugar, golden brown
  • 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    butter, softened (not room temp)

How to Make Streusel Yam Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven if cooking right away 350 F. Prep 9x13 or 9x9 (for thicker casserole) by spraying with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Casserole: With a mixer, mix drained yams, eggs, sugar, vanilla, milk, and butter until combined. Pour into the casserole dish.
  3. Topping: Combine brown sugar, flour, and softened butter. Blend until crumbly.
  4. Sprinkle on top.
  5. Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Notes: For a caramelized topping, once golden brown, turn oven to Broil and watch closely. Broil roughly 3 minutes. The top with caramelize in minutes. Once out of the oven it will set creating a sweet crunchy topping while cooling.

    If making ahead, refrigerate, bring to room temperature before baking as stated above.

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