Monday, November 26, 2012

Sweet Potato Casserole

Friends have asked and I'm sharing  my "go-to" recipe for sweet potatoes.

For many years, I never really was a Sweet Potato Casserole fan until I found and tried this recipe and immediately fell in love.  It is awesomeness in a casserole dish!

Prior to finding the recipe, I relied on the ever popular candied sweet potatoes, minus the marshmallows. Gasp!  Yes, no marshmallows for me, it was just too sweet.

To change things up, give this recipe a try for your next holiday gathering.  Nah, don't wait, you really don't need a reason, just try it and you'll be hooked.

Sweet Potato Casserole


3 cups mashed sweet potatoes
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup half and half
1 stick melted butter (1/2 cup)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine the above ingredients together until well blended.
Pour the mixture into a buttered 1 1/2 quart baking dish.  Add the topping.

Topping Ingredients:

1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup flour
1/3 cup melted butter
1 cup chopped pecans


Mix the topping ingredients together and crumble over the potato mixture.
Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 30-40 minutes, until hot and browned.

....and that's What's Cooking at Cathy's ~ Enjoy!

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My career is in IT.  Cooking and photography are among a few of my hobbies. In my spare time, which is most weekends I tie on my apron and exercise my creativity by trying new recipes and adapting them to my tastes. I also have a passion for photography that I incorporate by taking photographs to go along with the recipes I post on my blog.  
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