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Sweet Potato Souffle Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet Potato Souffle, by , is from Recipes from the Crossroads, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gerri Benoit


3 c. sweet potatoes (canned or fresh)
1 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
1 egg
1 stick butter
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. orange juice
1/2 tsp. grated orange rind
May add 1/2 c. raisins or nuts

Mash potatoes thoroughly. Melt butter and mix with potatoes. Add all other ingredients and mix well.
Bake at 375 for 20-30 minutes. Remove from oven; stir. Place marshmallows on top and return to oven to brown.




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