Sweet Potato Casserole With Coconut Pecan Topping

sweet potato casserole with crunchy topping
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  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 12 portions (serves 12)
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This is a tasty sweet potato casserole recipe, perfect for a holiday feast. It's baked with a crunchy brown sugar pecan and coconut topping.

What You'll Need

  • 3 cups sweet potatoes (mashed)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • For the Topping:
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 to 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup butter

How to Make It

  1. Combine mashed sweet potatoes, granulated sugar, 1/4 cup butter, eggs, vanilla, lemon juice, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg; blend well.
  2. Spoon the sweet potato mixture into a buttered 2-quart baking dish.
  3. Mix topping ingredients until crumbly; sprinkle over casserole.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.