Sweet Potato Casserole

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Mary Kay Nugent

By
@whodeydiva

I realize there are a million recipes out there for Sweet Potato Casserole, but this is my go to recipe...BEWARE it is very rich (1 lb. butter, total) and very addicting...almost a dessert in itself....recipe was given to me by a dear friend over 20 years ago and it has been a family favorite and a tradition on my Thanksgiving table ever since....so good!! Leftovers freeze well also!! Can be made a day ahead of time and put in the frig to be baked on the day you wish to serve. This recipe can easily be divided if you are not serving a very big crowd (adjust pan size accordingly).

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
20-30 easy (maybe more)
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 6 c
    mashed sweet potatoes (approx. 5 lbs. yams)
  • 4
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 stick
    butter, unsalted, softened
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 can(s)
    sweetened condensed milk
  • TOPPING

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 2 stick
    butter, unsalted (cold & diced)
  • 2 c
    pecans, chopped

How to Make Sweet Potato Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel and dice the yams place in large pot cover with water and boil until tender then drain and mash. Add beaten eggs, salt, 2 sticks of butter, vanilla, sugar and sweetened condensed milk and beat till combined and smooth consistency.
  2. For the topping I use a Ziploc bag and combine all the ingredients.
  3. In a large baking pan ( I use an aluminum lasagna pan sprayed with cooking spray)pour in the filling and spread evenly then add the topping and spread evenly over the filling.
  4. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes uncovered...ENJOY

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About Sweet Potato Casserole

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom




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