Alternative:Pecan Sweet Potatoes

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Alternative:Pecan Sweet Potatoes
Category: Dessert recipes
Servings: Varies
Time: 60 minutes
Difficulty: Medium
| Southern United States Cuisine

Ingredients[edit]

Base[edit]

  • 3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 stick of margarine, melted
  • 2 eggs, beaten (or 3 egg whites)
  • 1/2 cup milk (or 1/4 cup skim milk)
  • 1 cup sugar (or 1/3 cup sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Topping[edit]

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 stick margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup flour (if using self-rising flour, omit salt and baking powder)
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Procedure[edit]

  1. Mix Base and Topping in separate bowls.
  2. Pour the sweet potato mixture into a 9"x12" pan.
  3. Sprinkle on topping and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

Notes, tips, and variations[edit]

  • Other nuts can be used in the topping, almonds or peanuts serve admirably.
  • Stores well frozen.