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Sweet Potato Bake

By Paula Deen
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 10

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted, plus 3 tablespoons melted for topping butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup half and half, or whole milk heavy cream
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped (or walnuts) pecans
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 °F. Mix sweet potatoes, sugar, spices, 1/3 cup butter, eggs and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Add cream, mix well. Pour into greased casserole dish (1 1/2 quarts). Add topping. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

For topping: Mix together 3 tablespoons butter, brown sugar, flour and nuts with fork; sprinkle over top of casserole.