Old-Fashioned Sweet Potato Casserole

Old-Fashioned Sweet Potato Casserole: A Classic Holiday Favorite

Transport yourself to the cozy comforts of home with this timeless Old-Fashioned Sweet Potato Casserole recipe! 


For the Sweet Potato Base:
- 4 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes (about 4 medium sweet potatoes)
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 1/2 cup milk (any kind you prefer)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the Pecan Topping:
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted


1. Preheat the Oven:
   - Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with butter or cooking spray.

2. Prepare the Sweet Potato Base:
   - In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed sweet potatoes, granulated sugar, melted butter, beaten eggs, milk, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and salt. Stir until well combined and smooth.

3. Transfer to Baking Dish:
   - Transfer the sweet potato mixture to the prepared baking dish, spreading it out evenly with a spatula.

4. Make the Pecan Topping:
   - In a separate mixing bowl, combine the chopped pecans, brown sugar, all-purpose flour, and melted butter. Stir until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs and everything is well incorporated.

5. Top the Casserole:
   - Sprinkle the pecan topping evenly over the sweet potato mixture in the baking dish, covering the entire surface.

6. Bake the Casserole:
   - Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the topping is golden brown and the sweet potato mixture is set.

7. Serve and Enjoy:
   - Remove the casserole from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
   - Serve the Old-Fashioned Sweet Potato Casserole warm, alongside your favorite holiday dishes or as a comforting side for any meal.

Get ready to delight your taste buds with the comforting flavors of this Old-Fashioned Sweet Potato Casserole. With its creamy sweet potato base and crunchy pecan topping, it's sure to become a cherished favorite at your family gatherings and holiday feasts!**