Sweet Potato Bake With Walnut Topping

Side Dish

Recipe courtesy of The Lady & Sons Savannah Country Cookbook

Serves 8

  • 3 cups peeled, cooked, and mashed sweet potato
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream (half and half or whole milk may be substituted)


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped (chopped pecans may be substituted)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

Sweet Potato Casserole With Walnut Topping

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Preheat oven to 325˚F. Mix all the ingredients together except for the cream. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Add cream; mix well. Pour into a greased casserole dish

Mix the topping ingredients together with a fork and sprinkle topping evenly over top of casserole. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes until golden brown and heated through.

May be served immediately or kept warm and served later.


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