Sweet Potato Casserole

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Dec. 03, 2018

Sweet Potato Casserole is a luscious must-make holiday side dish. Its traditional in the South to serve it at Thanksgiving. Christmas and Easter and pairs beautifully with roasted turkey or ham. Its topped with a buttery streusel crumb topping laced with pecans which not only adds texture but, takes it to a whole new level of deliciousness.

Ingredients

Sweet potatoes 5 Medium
Evaporated milk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Packed light brown sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Butter 4 Tablespoon , melt
Eggs 2 Large
Pumpkin pie spice 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
For streusel topping:
All purpose flour 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Light brown sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Pumpkin pie spice 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Butter cubes 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , cold
Chopped pecans 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY:

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment or foil.

MAKING:

2. Use a sharp knife to pierce the sweet potatoes 3-4 times. Place on baking sheet. Bake for 60-70 minutes or until fork tender. Lower the oven temperature to 350°F.

3. Allow sweet potatoes to rest until cool enough to handle. Use a spoon to remove from skin.

4. Add sweet potato flesh to a medium-size mixing bowl with the evaporated milk, brown sugar, melted butter, eggs, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Using an electric mixer, whip until smooth.

5. Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray. Spread whipped filling evenly into dish.

6. To make streusel topping: In a small mixing bowl mix together the flour, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Using a pastry blender or 2 forks, cut butter into crumbs until it resembles peas. Stir in the pecans. Sprinkle on top of filling.

7. Bake in 350°F oven for 45-55 minutes or until the topping is golden and sweet potatoes are set when gently shaken.

SERVING:

8. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 125 Minutes
Ready In: 125 Minutes
Servings: 10