Gourmet Sweet Potato Classic

Gourmet Sweet Potato Classic

Side Dish Casseroles Sweet Potato Casserole

Once you taste this, you won't ever go back to the marshmallow-topped variety! I have peeled and cooked in the microwave, and also boiled the sweet potatoes. They taste the same no matter how you cook them. So, use the technique that works best for you!

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 381
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 1h 25m


  • 5 sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  • 1   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  • 2   Bake sweet potatoes 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until they begin to soften. Cool slightly, peel, and mash.
  • 3   In a large bowl, mix the mashed sweet potatoes, salt, 1/4 cup butter, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, sugar, and heavy cream. Transfer to the prepared baking dish.
  • 4   In a medium bowl, combine 1/4 cup butter, flour, brown sugar, and chopped pecans. Mix with a pastry blender or your fingers to the consistency of course meal. Sprinkle over the sweet potato mixture.
  • 5   Bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until topping is crisp and lightly browned.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 19.2g 29%
    Saturated Fat 9.0g  
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 201mg 8%
Potassium 270mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 50.7g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
Protein 3.8g 8%
Sugars 38g  
Vitamin A 13263IU  
Vitamin C 11mg  
Calcium 58mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 28mg  
Folate 18mcg