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sweet potato casserole

Recipe by
Beverley Williams
San Antonio, TX

This is a standard Thanksgiving dish at our house. You can substitute bran flakes for the corn flakes if you like. I have even used raisin bran before. This can be doubled or tripled it needed.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For sweet potato casserole

  • 1 (23 oz) can
    sweet potatoes, drained
  • 1 stick
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    corn flakes
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar

How To Make sweet potato casserole

  • 1
    Warm and mash sweet potatoes. Melt 1/2 stick of butter.
  • 2
    Mix sweet potatoes, sugar, melted butter, milk, vanilla and cinnamon.
  • 3
    Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
  • 4
    While sweet potatoes are cooking, Crush corn flakes and melt the remaining 1/2 stick of butter.
  • 5
    Mix the crushed cornflakes, melted butter and brown sugar together.
  • 6
    Remove sweet potatoes from the oven. Carefully spread the cereal mixture over the sweet potatoes. Return to oven and cook an additional 15 minutes or until topping is crisp. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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