Delicious Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Welcome to my kitchen, where we’re about to embark on a culinary journey to create a truly delectable and comforting dish – Sweet Potato Casserole. This recipe is perfect for serving four people and combines the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes with a delightful crumbly topping. It’s a beloved classic, ideal for holidays or any special occasion. Let’s get ready to make a side dish that’ll leave your taste buds singing!

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For this Sweet Potato Casserole, you’ll need the following ingredients:

For the Sweet Potato Filling:

  1. 3-4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  2. 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  3. 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  4. 1/4 cup milk
  5. 2 large eggs
  6. 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  7. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  8. 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  9. A pinch of salt

For the Crumbly Topping: 10. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  1. 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  2. 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  3. 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
sweet potato casserole
sweet potato casserole


  1. Begin by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 2-quart casserole dish and set it aside.
  2. In a large pot, bring water to a boil and add the sweet potato chunks. Boil for about 15-20 minutes or until they are tender when pierced with a fork. Drain and let them cool slightly.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the boiled sweet potatoes, granulated sugar, melted butter, milk, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and a pinch of salt. Mash or use a hand mixer to blend everything together until smooth.
  4. Transfer the sweet potato mixture into the greased casserole dish, spreading it evenly.
  5. In another bowl, prepare the crumbly topping by mixing flour, brown sugar, melted butter, and chopped pecans (if using). Sprinkle this mixture evenly over the sweet potato filling.
  6. Place the casserole in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the topping is golden and the filling is set.
  7. Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Enjoy your homemade Sweet Potato Casserole that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

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