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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole, by , is from A Taste of the Spirit - Book II, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Billie Renfrow
Added: Tuesday, September 29, 2009


5 sweet potatoes
3 tablespoons butter
2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
3 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup evaporated milk
1 teaspoon lemon juice
dash of salt
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon clovers

1/2 cup self-rising flour
1 stick melted butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup pecans, chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla

Peel sweet potatoes and boil until tender. Drain and mash with butter while hot. Mix in the rest of the ingredients and pour into a buttered casserole dish. Bake at 325 degrees for 35 minutes before adding topping.

Mix together all ingredients and spread on top of sweet potato casserole. Bake for an additional 20 minutes at 325 degrees.




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