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Sweet Potato Casserole

Teresa

Sweet Potato Casserole is one of the most delicious, mouth-watering sweet potato casseroles you will ever eat! Every bite is scrumptious. The sweet potatoes are whipped up into a souffle with vanilla, eggs, sugar, and then a praline topping is added. Oh, my! Words don’t do justice to the amazing taste of this fantastic side dish. Our family loves this casserole every time I make it during the holidays. It is also a very requested recipe.

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I received this recipe back in the early 1980s from a cook in our church who worked in the Pinellas County School System as a cook. She assisted our church’s head cook. If you like a Praline topping on your sweet potatoes, this recipe is for you. It’s fairly simple and just about everyone loves it even if they are not big sweet potato lovers.

Give this wonderful recipe a try sometime. You and your family will be so glad you did.

When I initially posted this recipe in June 2012 it was in the early days of my blog and my pictures were blurry, grainy, dark and less than appetizing because I only had a cheap iPhone 3 at the time. I’ve been going back through all those first year recipes where I used a poor quality camera and remaking the food so I can get better, eye-appealing pictures.

I recently remade this amazing dish (December 2015) for our Sunday school class’s Christmas party. It went over like gang busters. Even people that don’t normally eat sugar loved this recipe. The praline topping over top of a souffle-type base is amazing. I saw people going back for seconds and thirds.  I believe you’ll think so too.

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Sweet Potato Casserole is like a sweet potato souffle with a praline streusel topping. 

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Sweet Potato Casserole is to die for! It is amazing. 

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

This is almost like eating dessert!

Here’s what I did.

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

I used these ingredients. The ingredients on the left are for the streusel topping. The ingredients on the right are for the sweet potato souffle.

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

Bake sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes usually take about 90 minutes to bake at 350. At 400 you can sometimes have them cooked in an hour.

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

With a potato masher, mash the sweet potatoes. 

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

Add butter, eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt. Beat the mixture with an electric mixer until smooth–30-60 seconds or so. 

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

Spray a deep dish glass pan with cooking spray. Spoon sweet potato mixture into dish.

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

Make Streusel Crumb Topping: Place flour, brown sugar and pecans in a mixing bowl.

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

Cut in butter with a pastry blender.

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

Sprinkle the praline topping over top of the sweet potatoes.

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

Bake at 325 for 45 – 60 minutes or until done. 

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

Serve Sweet Potato Casserole with your favorite main dish.

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

We love the flavors in Sweet Potato Casserole.

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

Every bite of Sweet Potato Casserole is marvelous.

Here’s the recipe.

SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

(Recipe from Jackie Sanders, cook, First Baptist Church Indian Rocks, Largo, FL)

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Sweet Potato Casserole

Teresa
This delicious Sweet Potato Casserole is like a Sweet Potato Souffle with a rich, decadent praline-streusel topping. The combination of flavors is heavenly, making this a perfect side dish for the holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Veggie/Casserole
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 300 kcal

Ingredients
  

SWEET POTATO FILLING:

  • 3 cups sweet potatoes cooked
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter (1/2 cup)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • dash salt

PRALINE STREUSEL TOPPING:

  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour I use unbleached
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cold (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions
 

SWEET POTATO FILLING:

  • Whip all together and put in greased casserole dish.
  • Top with Streusel Topping.
  • Bake at 325° for 45 minutes.

PRALINE STREUSEL TOPPING:

  • Mix brown sugar, nuts and flour.
  • Cut in butter with pastry blender.
  • Sprinkle over top of casserole and bake at 325° for 45 minutes.

Notes

NOTE: I usually cook off about 4-6 large sweet potatoes. This usually produces closer to 5-6 cups of sweet potatoes and I go with that amount rather than 3 cups.
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Nutrition

Calories: 300kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 3gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 43mgPotassium: 181mgFiber: 2gSugar: 36gVitamin A: 5026IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 39mgIron: 1mg
Keyword casserole, side dish, sweet potatoes
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[b]Sweet Potato Casserole[/b]
Recipe Type: Veggie/Casserole
Cuisine: American
Author: Teresa Ambra adapted from Jackie Sanders, cook at First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, Largo, FL
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 12
This delicious Sweet Potato Casserole is like a Sweet Potato Souffle with a rich, decadent praline-streusel topping. Great for holiday baking.
Ingredients
  • [b][u]SWEET POTATO FILLING:[/u][/b][br]
  • 3 cups sweet potatoes, cooked
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Dash of salt[br]
  • [b][u]STREUSEL CRUMB TOPPING:[/u][/b][br]
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup chopped nuts (pecans are best)
Instructions
  1. [b][u]FILLING INSTRUCTIONS[/u]:[/b][br]
  2. Whip all together and put in greased casserole dish.
  3. Top with Streusel Topping.
  4. Bake at 325° for 45 minutes.[br]
  5. [b][u]STREUSEL TOPPING INSTRUCTIONS[/u]:[/b][br]
  6. Mix brown sugar, nuts and flour.
  7. Cut in butter with pastry blender.
  8. Sprinkle over top of casserole and bake at 325° for 45 minutes.
Notes
I usually cook off about 4-6 large sweet potatoes. This usually produces closer to 5-6 cups of sweet potatoes and I go with that amount rather than 3 cups.
Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

You will want this recipe on your holiday baking list for sure! Better get yourself a serving before it’s all gone!

Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | This amazing #casserole is always one of our most requested #holiday #sidedishes. Everyone loves the souffle texture and #praline topping. #sweetpotatoes

I served Sweet Potato Casserole with Apricot Glazed Ham for our holiday Christmas party.

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Sweet Potato Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Sweet Potato Casserole

Teresa
This delicious Sweet Potato Casserole is like a Sweet Potato Souffle with a rich, decadent praline-streusel topping. The combination of flavors is heavenly, making this a perfect side dish for the holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Veggie/Casserole
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 300 kcal

Ingredients
  

SWEET POTATO FILLING:

  • 3 cups sweet potatoes cooked
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter (1/2 cup)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • dash salt

PRALINE STREUSEL TOPPING:

  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour I use unbleached
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cold (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions
 

SWEET POTATO FILLING:

  • Whip all together and put in greased casserole dish.
  • Top with Streusel Topping.
  • Bake at 325° for 45 minutes.

PRALINE STREUSEL TOPPING:

  • Mix brown sugar, nuts and flour.
  • Cut in butter with pastry blender.
  • Sprinkle over top of casserole and bake at 325° for 45 minutes.

Notes

NOTE: I usually cook off about 4-6 large sweet potatoes. This usually produces closer to 5-6 cups of sweet potatoes and I go with that amount rather than 3 cups.
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Nutrition

Calories: 300kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 3gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 43mgPotassium: 181mgFiber: 2gSugar: 36gVitamin A: 5026IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 39mgIron: 1mg
Keyword casserole, side dish, sweet potatoes
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