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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Felicia Whitney
Added: Saturday, March 12, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 large cans sweet potatoes or 2 lbs fresh sweet potatoes washed and baked in a 375 degree oven for 1 hour or boiled until tender
1/2 stick butter
1/2-3/4 c sugar
3 eggs
3/4 c evaporated milk
2 tsp vanilla
3 tbsp coconut or dark rum
1 tsp cinnamon
1 lb mini marshmallows optional

Directions:
Directions:
Mash potatoes and add butter. Add sugar and eggs one at a time, beating well in between. Stir in evaporated milk, vanilla, cinnamon and rum.. Pour in to a buttered 2 qt. casserole dish and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and top with marshmallows and continue to bake until brown and bubbly on top. Serve hot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
after potato prep 10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my mother in law Linda Whitney's favorite Thanksgiving side dish.
I have made this dish with egg beaters and fat free evaporated milk and no one knew the difference. I use coconut rum. It adds an addictive flavor to the dish.

 

 

 

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