Super Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

Super Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

Posted on June 12th, 2023

Welcome to our culinary corner! Today, we're going to embark on a flavorful journey as we guide you through creating a mouthwatering sweet potato casserole topped with pecans.

This delightful dish is the perfect combination of sweet, creamy, and nutty flavors that will surely impress your family and friends. So, let's roll up our sleeves and get ready to create a culinary masterpiece!

Gathering the Ingredients

Before we begin, let's make sure we have all the ingredients we need. Here's what you'll need for this delectable sweet potato casserole:

  • 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of melted butter
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans

Make sure to have these ingredients ready before we move on to the next step. Now, let's dive into the process of creating this flavorful sweet potato casserole!

Cooking and Mashing the Sweet Potatoes

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Place the peeled and cubed sweet potatoes in a large pot and cover them with water.
  3. Bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat and cook the sweet potatoes until they are tender, usually about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Drain the cooked sweet potatoes and transfer them to a large mixing bowl.
  5. Using a potato masher or a fork, mash the sweet potatoes until they reach a smooth and creamy consistency.

Adding the Flavors and Assembling the Casserole

  1. To the mashed sweet potatoes, add the brown sugar, melted butter, milk, eggs, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and salt.
  2. Using a handheld mixer or a whisk, blend all the ingredients together until they are well combined and smooth.
  3. Grease a baking dish and transfer the sweet potato mixture into it, spreading it evenly.
  4. Sprinkle the chopped pecans over the top of the sweet potato mixture, creating an even layer.

Baking and Serving the Sweet Potato Casserole

  1. Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 30 minutes or until the casserole is set and the pecans are golden brown.
  2. Once baked, remove the sweet potato casserole from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  3. Serve this delectable dish as a side for a holiday feast or as a comforting treat on any occasion. It pairs perfectly with roasted meats or can be enjoyed on its own.

Now that you have mastered the art of creating a sweet potato casserole with a delightful pecan topping, it's time to share this culinary gem with your loved ones and savor the fantastic flavors together.

If you're looking for high-quality pecans to enhance your sweet potato casserole or any other recipes, we invite you to visit Walker Pecans. Our store offers a wide range of pecan products that will elevate your culinary creations.

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