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Streusel Topped Sweet Potato Casserole

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Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes 3 Pound
  Unsweetened orange juice 9 Tablespoon, divided
  Brandy 3 Tablespoon
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Butter flavoring 1 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 3
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Chopped pecans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), toasted
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped apple 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (Rome Variety)
Directions

Cook sweet potatoes in boiling water to cover 35 to 40 minutes or until tender; drain and let cool.
Peel and mash potatoes.
Add 1/2 cup orange juice and next 6 ingredients; stir well, and set aside.
Beat egg whites at high speed of an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
Gradually add 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
Gently stir one-fourth of egg white mixture into sweet potato mixture.
Gently fold remaining egg white mixture into sweet potato mixture.
Spoon mixture into an 11- x 7- x 2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray; set aside.
Combine remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar, pecans, flour, and cinnamon; stir well.
Combine apple and remaining 1 tablespoon orange juice; add to pecan mixture, stirring well.
Sprinkle evenly over sweet potato mixture.
Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until puffed.
Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Better Buy
Cuisine: 
African
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Healthy

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