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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potato casserole is a sweet and hearty dish for a family gathering or potluck during the holiday season.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups mashed sweet potato
    • 1 cup brown sugar
    • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1/2 cup melted butter

    Topping

    • 1/3 cup brown sugar
    • 1/3 cup flour
    • 1/4 cup melted butter
    • 1 cup chopped pecans

    Instructions

    1. Peel and cube the sweet potatoes.
    2. Boil them in water until they are tender enough to pierce with a fork.
    3. Drain and mash.
    4. In a large bowl mix the sweet potatoes, 1 cup brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, spices, milk and melted butter.
    5. Pour the sweet potato mixture into a buttered 2 quart casserole dish.
    6. Combine the topping ingredients and sprinkle over the sweet potato mixture.
    7. Bake in a pre-heated 350 degree F oven for 40 to 50 minutes.
    8. The center will be almost set when done.
    9. It will continue to set as it cools.
    10. Serves 6 to 8.