Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Sweet potato casserole is a traditional holiday meal commonly served around Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s a hearty and tasty casserole that mixes sweet potatoes’ natural sweetness with a crispy pecan and brown sugar topping.

It is a classic side dish frequently served alongside turkey, ham, or anything else. It’s a delicious way to get some healthy sweet potatoes into your diet while satisfying your sweet taste.

sweet potato casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole 

Let’s see the simple recipe for sweet potato casserole.


For filling

  • Melted half a stick (4 tablespoons) of unsalted butter plus additional butter for the baking dish
  • 3 to 4 big, diced, and peeled sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • Pure vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 eggs

For toppings

  • 1/2 cup of general flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 stick of melted unsalted butter
  • 1/4 of a teaspoon of kosher salt
  • Pecans cut into 3/4 cup


Let’s see the directions to make this dish.

Step 1

To prepare the sweet potatoes, first peel and dice them. Then put these pieces in a large saucepan with salted water. Boil at high heat, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or till the potatoes become incredibly soft. Cool and drain. Make sure you mash the sweet potatoes.

Step 2

When filling, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter a 2-quart baking pan.

Step 3

Combine the butter, milk, mashed potatoes, brown sugar, salt, eggs, and vanilla in a big bowl. Place the mixture in the prepared baking dish.

Step 4

Prepare the topping by combining brown sugar, flour, salt, and butter in a separate bowl. Mix the mixture until there are no clumps. Add the pecans and mix well. Spread the mixture evenly and over top of the potatoes. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the top turns brown and the center sets. Serve it warm.

sweet potato casserole


After reading this article, you’ve got a clear idea about preparing sweet potato casserole. Try this recipe at home and enjoy a hearty meal.

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