sweet potato casserole with a hint of orange flavor

★★★★☆ 9 Reviews
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By laura cassanos
from richmond, VA

My boys love this and not just for Thanksgiving. I make this all fall and winter long. They would rather have this than anything else. We love the taste of orange with my sweet potatoes and because I do not like to zest fruits I added marmalade. I am always looking for a shortcut. One of my boys does not like nuts but they could be added to the topping instead of coconut. The quantity of spices and marmalade depends on the size of the potatoes so taste as making.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This sweet potato casserole has a wonderful combination of flavors. Lightly sweet and fruity, it's the perfect holiday side. The filling has a fluffy and creamy texture. We loved the addition of orange marmalade and sweetened condensed milk. The marmalade is not an overpowering flavor and just adds a hint of citrus. On top is a buttery, crunchy, and sweet topping.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★☆ 9 Reviews
serves 10-12
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sweet potato casserole with a hint of orange flavor

  • 4
    sweet potatoes, cooked and peeled
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    butter
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 c
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 - 6 oz
    orange marmalade, sometimes even more
  • 1 - 1 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon, or more to taste
  • 1/8 - 1/4 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • TOPPING
  • 1 c
    coconut
  • 1/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/3 c
    melted butter

How To Make sweet potato casserole with a hint of orange flavor

  • Mixing filling ingredients together.
    1
    Combine the first nine ingredients in a mixer and mix well.
  • Sweet potato filling poured into a baking dish.
    2
    Pour into a 9 by 13 pan or a 9 by 7 by 2.5 pan.
  • Topping ingredients combined in a bowl.
    3
    Combine the topping ingredients in a separate bowl.
  • Topping sprinkled over the sweet potato filling.
    4
    Sprinkle on top of the sweet potato mixture.
  • Sweet potato casserole baking in the oven.
    5
    Bake 350 degrees for 25-35 minutes
  • Sweet potato casserole after it bakes in the oven.
    6
    Note: The amount of cinnamon, orange marmalade, and pumpkin pie spice may need to be adjusted to taste as all sweet potatoes are not the same size.
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