Sweet Potato Casserole With Pecan Topping Recipe

Step 1

For sweet potatoes: Preheat oven to 350F. Place 3 pounds sweet potatoes in baking pan and bake until all potatoes are tender, about 1 hour. Maintain oven temperature. Butter 8x8x2" square glass baking dish. Scrap sweet potato pulp from potato skins. Using electric mixer, mash sweet potatoes. Add orange juice, eggs, melted butter, sugar, ground cinnamon, and nutmeg. Beat until sweet potatoes are smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon potatoes into prepared baking dish.

Step 2

FOR TOPPING: Combine flour, brown sugar, and ground cinnamon in medium bowl. Add butter and cut in until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix in chopped pecans. Sprinkle pecan

Things You'll Need

  • 3lb Sweet potatoes
  • 3/4c Orange juice
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 2tb Butter, melted
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 1 1/2ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2ts Ground nutmeg
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  • 1/2c All purpose flour
  • 1/4c (+ 2 tb) Golden brown sugar
  • Firmly packed
  • 1/2ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4c (1/2 stick) butter at room
  • Temperature
  • 1/2c Chopped pecans

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