Saturday, November 21, 2020

Sweet Potato Bake

Oh my word, friends. This dish is famous in our family as a holiday staple. It it a side dish? Is it a dessert? Who's to say! Regardless of what you call it this outstanding sweet potato casserole will quickly become a favorite with your family too. 

Sweet Potato Bake
For the filling:
1 large can sweet potatoes, drained and mashed
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 tablespoons butter
5 teaspoons vanilla

For the topping:
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 cup flour
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1/2 cup melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla

To make 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice combine:
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon cloves
dash of nutmeg

Mix together filling ingredients. Pour into a prepared baking dish. 

In a medium bowl combine the topping ingredients. Crumble over top of potato mixture.

Bake at 350 for 35 minutes. It will be a little jiggly when done. It will firm as it cools.