Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crumble Recipe

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Danielle January 29, 2021

How To Make Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crumble

Serve this sweet potato casserole this holiday and give guests a full autumn experience. It’s made with eggs and heavy cream and topped with spiced pecans.

Preparation: 40 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2lbssweet potatoes,(3 large), peeled
  • cupunsalted butter,melted
  • ½cupbrown sugar,packed light or dark
  • 2large eggs,beaten
  • ½cupheavy cream,or whole milk
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • ¼tspsalt

For Topping:

  • cupall-purpose flour,spoon and leveled
  • ½cupbrown sugar,packed light or dark
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • cupunsalted butter,melted
  • 2cupspecans,shelled

For Optional Garnish:

  • fresh rosemary,or thyme
  • sea salt

Instructions

  1. Place the sweet potatoes in a large pot or dutch oven and cover them completely with water. Bring water to a boil.

  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Drain the water and allow the sweet potatoes to cool for 15 minutes.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan. Set aside.

  4. Place the potatoes in a large mixing bowl. Using a handheld or stand mixer, beat the potatoes until relatively smooth.

  5. Add the butter, brown sugar, beaten, eggs, cream, vanilla, and salt. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.

Topping:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon together. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the melted butter and pecans until the mixture is totally combined. Spoon evenly over potatoes.

  2. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown on top. Allow to cool for 5 minutes, then top with a little fresh rosemary and a sprinkle of sea salt.

  3. Serve warm and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 563.12kcal
  • Fat: 39.96g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.09g
  • Trans Fat: 0.62g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.41g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.71g
  • Fiber: 6.00g
  • Sugar: 23.86g
  • Protein: 6.65g
  • Cholesterol: 107.55mg
  • Sodium: 484.77mg
  • Calcium: 90.31mg
  • Potassium: 547.81mg
  • Iron: 1.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 1015.29µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.09mg
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