Sweet Potatoes With Pralines Recipe

Contributed by: Janice Norman Originally from: Alex Patout

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350F.

Step 2

Peel and boil sweet potatoes in a covered saucepan until tender - about 20 min. Drain and mash. Mix in the softened butter, sugar, vanilla, and milk. Pour into a baking dish or casserole.

Step 3

Bring cream to simmer in a small saucepan. Add brown sugar and stir until dissolved. Cook over medium heat to soft ball stage - 235F. Remove from heat and beat in butter and pecans. Pour over sweet potato mixture.

Step 4

All of the above may be done up to 2 days in advance and stored in the fridge. Then just heat in the oven until bubbling hot and enjoy.

Things You'll Need

  • 5 Sweet potatoes or yams
  • 1/2c Butter, softened
  • 1/2c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1ts Vanilla
  • 1/3c Milk
  • 1/2c Heavy cream
  • 1c Light brown sugar
  • 1/3c Melted butter
  • 1c Chopped pecans

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