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Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping Recipe

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5 large sweet potatoes
1/2 c. butter (softened)
1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs (beaten)
1 t. vanilla
1/3 c. milk
1/2 c. heavy cream
1 c. light brown sugar
1/3 c. melted butter
1 c. chopped pecans

Preheat the oven to 350
Scrub sweet potatoes well. Bake in oven until tender, 40 minutes.
When they are cool enough to handle, scoop out the insides into a large mixing bowl. Mash well.
Mix the softened butter into the sweet potatoes along with the sugar, eggs, vanilla and milk. Pour this mixture into a 9x13 pan.

Bring cream to a simmer in a small saucepan. Add brown sugar and stir until dissolved. cook this mixture over medium heat until it reaches soft ball stage on a candy thermometer (240).
Remove from heat and beat in the butter and chopped pecans. Pour this mixture over sweet potatoes and Bake until very hot and beginning to brown

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