Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole
Tasty Side


This recipe was shared with me about 30 years ago by a very dear friend. It is delicious, it’s like having pie for supper. It goes wonderful with ham.
  • 2 cups boiled, mashed sweet potatoes
  • ½ stick margarine or butter, melted
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup canned evaporated milk
  • 2 eggs. lightly beaten
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon butter flavoring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
Topping Ingredients
  • ¾ cup crushed corn flakes
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ stick butter or margarine

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 F.
  2. In a medium saucepan, boil 4 sweet potatoes in their jackets until tender all the way through. Let cool until you can handle them and remove the jackets.
  3. Mash the potatoes and measure 2 cups and place in a mixing bowl.
  4. Melt the ½ stick of margarine and add to the potatoes along with the sugar, milk, eggs, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, butter and vanilla flavorings.
  5. Spray a baking dish with Pam, then put the potato mixture into the pan.
  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine the crushed corn flakes, nuts, brown sugar, and ½ stick butter or margarine.
  2. Spread the topping over the potato mixture.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes

About LindaS

Love to cook and share my culinary experiences. This blog is filled with recipes that were used by my mother and grandmother for 60 years or more. Lived in Dallas, Texas my entire life.
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