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tropical sweet potato casserole

Recipe by
Lynette !
Gulf Breeze, FL

This recipe is typically Southern, but I find it has a tropical feel!

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For tropical sweet potato casserole

  • 2 lb
    sweet potatoes
  • 3 md
    bananas (1 1/4 pounds)
  • 1/8 c
    orange juice
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed, divided
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 dash
  • 1/8 c
    butter, divided

How To Make tropical sweet potato casserole

  • 1
    Cook the sweet potatoes in boiling water to cover, 30 to 35 minutes or until tender; drain. Let cool slightly. Peel and cut cross-wise into 1/4-inch slices. Set aside.
  • 2
    Slice the bananas into 1/4-inch slices.
  • 3
    Combine the orange juice, half the brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a medium to large bowl. Stir well. Add the banana slices, tossing gently to coat.
  • 4
    Arrange 1/3 of the sweet potato slices in a lightly greased 1 1/2-quart casserole; top with half of the banana slices. Sprinkle with 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar; dot with 1 tablespoon butter. Repeat the layers, ending with sweet potato slices. Sprinkle the top with the remaining tablespoon of brown sugar and dot with the remaining tablespoon of butter.
  • 5
    Bake at 375 degrees F for 45 minutes or until hot and bubbly.