Sister-In-Law’s Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425°; line a baking sheet with foil.
  • Pierce the sweet potatoes several times with a fork or paring knife, bake them on the prepared pan for 1 hour, or until tender.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool for about 15 minutes, until cool to touch.
  • Decrease oven temperature to 350°; coat a 13 x 9 inch baking dish with butter or cooking spray.
  • In a bowl, combine the sugar, butter, eggs, and vanilla; using an electric mixer, beat on medium speed until creamy.
  • Cut the potatoes in half, scoop the flesh out of the skins, and put it into a large bowl.
  • Pour the sugar mixture into the potatoes and beat on medium speed until combined.
  • Spoon the potatoes evenly into the prepared baking dish.
  • To make the topping: in a medium bowl, stir together the sugar, flour, butter, cinnamon, pecans, and candied ginger; evenly sprinkle the potatoes with the topping and bake for about 30 minutes.
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