Sweet potato caramel casserole.

Course: Side Dish
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 169.5kcal
Author: Amira
A sweet potato casserole that is not too sweet, can be served as a side on your dinner table or as a dessert.
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Ingredients

  • 4 cups sweet potato. cooked and mashed*. 6 sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup honey or brown sugar.
  • 1/4 cup half and half or milk.
  • 2 eggs.
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg.
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves.
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted.

Topping:

  • 1 1/2 cup sour cream.
  • 2-4 tablespoons brown sugar.
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon optional
  • 1 cup of toasted pecan pieces.
  • Date Caramel for drizzling optional

Instructions

Cook the sweet potatoes:

  • preheat oven to 400F.
  • Wash the sweet potatoes, dry then arrange them in a foil lined baking sheet.
  • Pop in the oven to roast for 15 minutes.
  • Take the sheet off the oven and cut a slit lengthwise in each one then return to oven.
  • Continue roasting for another 30-45 minutes or until it becomes fork tender.
  • Let the sweet potato set at room temperature to cool down until able to handle.
  • Scoop up the sweet potato flesh and mash with a fork.
  • Reduce oven to 350F.
  • In a deep bowl, combine sweet potato,honey, half and half, spices, vanilla extract and eggs. Mix until smooth.
  • Transfer the mixture to a lightly buttered 9X13 inch baking dish.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.

Make the topping:

  • In a bowl, mix sour cream, brown sugar, vanilla extract and cinnamon if using.
  • Take the dish out of the oven and spread the sour cream mixture evenly.
  • Return to oven for 5 more minutes.
  • Take it out and sprinkle top with toasted pecans.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition Facts are calculated without the caramel sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet potato caramel casserole.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 169.5 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Cholesterol 34.3mg11%
Sodium 37.7mg2%
Potassium 284.4mg8%
Carbohydrates 16.3g5%
Fiber 2.3g10%
Sugar 8.9g10%
Protein 3.1g6%
Vitamin A 2795IU56%
Vitamin C 8.9mg11%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Calories: 169.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.3g | Protein: 3.1g | Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 34.3mg | Sodium: 37.7mg | Potassium: 284.4mg | Fiber: 2.3g | Sugar: 8.9g | Vitamin A: 2795IU | Vitamin C: 8.9mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 0.9mg

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