Southern Praline Sweet Potato Casserole

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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Pierce potatoes several times with a fork or icepick and place on a baking pan; bake in preheated oven 1 1/4-1 1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender; set aside until cool.
  • In a small pan, heat milk and butter until hot but not boiling; keep warm.
  • Cut the potatoes in half and scoop out the insides into a mixing bowl and discard the skins.
  • Mash the potatoes with whatever method you prefer (masher, ricer, food mill, etc).
  • Stir milk into potatoes; add eggs and continue to blend until well combined; stir in brown sugar.
  • Butter a 9 X 13 inch casserole or baking dish and spread mixture into pan; set aside while making topping.
  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan over low heat; stir in the brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cream.
  • and pecans.
  • Heat to a simmer and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick, 5-7 minutes (if mixture starts to boil, reduce heat slightly to maintain a simmer).
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  • Pour topping over potatoes in dish, spreading with spatula.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until slightly crusty and set.
  • Serve immediately.
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