Aunt Heide's Yam Casserole

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Michigander Shawna

This has been a staple at every family thanksgiving that I can remember. My aunt started the tradition and we just won't let her stop! It's easy to make but we generally leave it for a once a year indulgence.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Peel and mash the yams.
  3. Mix in brown sugar, white sugar, egg, evaporated milk, vanilla, maple flavoring, salt, and butter.
  4. Pour into greased baking dish (9" x 11" or 7" x 10" work best).
  5. For the topping: mix together 3/4 cup brown sugar and 2 tbsp of flour.
  6. Melt the 1 stick of butter, and pour onto the casserole.
  7. Crumble the brown sugar and flour mixture over the top of the casserole.
  8. Bake uncovered at 400 F for 30 - 45 minutes or until sides are brown and bubbly.

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