Sweet Potato Souffle - Dee Dee's

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Diane Hopson Smith

By
@DeeDee2011

Praline topping and seasoned with just a hint of nutmeg and cinnamon gives this dish the upper hand on the traditional candied yams.

This is one of our favorite holiday recipes. I don't think I could go through Thanksgiving and Christmas without it!

Hope you enjoy as much as we do.

Photos are mine.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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5 large
sweet potatoes or yams (or two 1-lb cans of sweet potatoes, drained)
1 c
sugar
2 large
eggs, beaten
1/2 c
butter, melted
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
heavy cream or evaporated milk
1/4 tsp
nutmeg, ground (optional)

PRALINE TOPPING

1 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
self rising flour
1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
pecans, chopped
cinnamon, a sprinkle or 2 (optional)

How to Make Sweet Potato Souffle - Dee Dee's

Step-by-Step

  • 1FOR SOUFFLE: Bake sweet potatoes if using fresh. Once tender, peel and mash. Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Pour into a greased 8x11 inch-baking dish.
  • 2FOR PRALINE TOPPING: Combine topping ingredients. Dab over casserole.
  • 3Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour.
  • 4HOW TO BAKE SWEET POTATOES:

    Heat oven to 400° F. Pierce each sweet potato several times with the tines of a fork. Place the sweet potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet lined with foil. Bake until tender, about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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About Sweet Potato Souffle - Dee Dee's

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Holiday Favoite




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