Sweet Potato Casserole 

These upcoming cold days make me want to bake more. Not only cakes and other baked goods but also dinner or side dishes.

I recently went through Pinterest and I found a great recipe from chefintraining.com. I modified it slightly since I try to limit my sugar and fat intake but even then I couldn’t resist. 

This dish is also super affordable with the help of Aldi’s. If you haven’t tried their brand you may be shocked. I often get 2lbs of sweet potatoes for .99 cents, pecans are like $3.99 for 8 oz butter $2.29 for a lb, evaporated milk is .59 cents ( a gallon of whole milk is usually $1.99) a can , vanilla (pure) $2.79 for a small bottle, brown sugar .99 for 2 lbs, flour $1.29 a 5lb bag and eggs are usually .59-79 cents a dozen at least in the Metro Atlanta area.Very economical regardless if there is a sale or not. 

 I can’t even describe how delicious this is. Sweet potato casserole is like having dessert as a side of your meal( or so good and nutty you may want to just eat it as dinner). Now admittedly, I cannot eat too much of it but you will make enough to have seconds and take left overs to work. 

Here is what you need:

Kitchen aide mixer or hand mixer

A few bowls 

Spatula

8 in round baking pan

Your oven at 350 degrees 

Ingredients:

3 cups of sweet potatoes (cubed and boiled)

1/3 cup of butter  melted and cooled 

1 egg

1/2 cup white sugar

1/3 cup of milk or evaporated milk 

1 tsp of vanilla 

Topping:

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 cup pecans 

1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup of melted butter 

Directions 

Peel, cube and boil sweet potatoes until fork tender. Drain and set them a side .


Beat egg with milk and sugar. Mix butter with sweet potato.( I used my kitchen aid on low.) Add the egg mixture to the sweet potatoes and mix until well incorporated. Add to the baking dish.


Mix the melted butter, brown sugar, flour, and pecans until crumbly. Put on top of the sweet potato mixture. 


Bake for 30 to 40 minutes @ 350 degrees f. The top will be crispy and golden brown.



Dig in while hot.  


My picture isn’t pretty. It soooo good !

Enjoy !!
Ericka 

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