Thursday, October 9, 2008

Sweet Potato Casserole



Recipe:
  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened (or 1/2 stick)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Topping:
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Put sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan with water to cover. Cook over medium high heat until tender; drain and mash.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the sweet potatoes, sugar, eggs, salt, butter, milk, vanilla and cinnamon. Mix until smooth. Transfer to a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  4. In medium bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon and flour. Cut in the butter until the mixture is coarse. Stir in the pecans. Sprinkle the mixture over the sweet potato mixture.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven 30 minutes, or until the topping is lightly brown.

1 comment:

Jillian said...

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