Lakin/Thompson Recipes

Sweet Potato Casserole

"Thanksgiving favorite"
Ingredients - Filling
  1. 1/2 stick unsalted butter (melted plus some for buttering baking dish)
  2. 3-4 large sweet potatoes (about 1 3/4 pounds), peeled and diced)
  3. 1/2 cup milk
  4. 1/4 cup browned sugar (packed)
  5. 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  6. 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  7. 2 large eggs
Ingredients - Topping
  1. 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  2. 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
  3. 1/2 stick unsalted butter (melted)
  4. 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  5. 3/4 cup chopped pecans
Preparation - Sweet Potatoes
  1. Add sweet potatoes to a large pot of salted water.
  2. Bring to a boil at high heat then lower heat and simmer until potatoes are tender ( about 15-20 minutes).
  3. Drain and cool. Mash the potatoes
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and Butter a 2 quart baking dish.
  5. Mix together butter, mashed potatoes, milk, brown sugar, vanilla, salt and eggs in a large bowl. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
Preparation - Topping
  1. Combine flour, brown sugar, butter and salt in a medium bowl until moist and the mixture clumps together.
  2. Stir in the pecan and spread mixture over top of sweet potatoes in an even layer.
  3. Bake until mostly set in the center and golden on top 25 to 30 minutes.