St Augustine Style Sweet Potato Casserole


Sweet Potato casserole or sweet potato pie? Both? This recipe for sweet potato casserole settles it.

St Augustine Style Sweet Potato Casserole
Recipe Type: Side Dish
Author: Carole ODell – St Augustine Life – Beach to River
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 45 mins
Serves: 6
Thanksgiving sweet potatoes are usually boring, but not with this casserole recipe featuring some Southern grown pecans.
Ingredients
  • 3 c sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 1/4 c milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla flavoring
  • 1/2 c butter, melted
  • 1 c flaked coconut
  • 1 c pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 c self-rising flour
  • 1 c brown sugar
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375
  2. Mix sweet potatoes, sugar, milk, vanilla, 1/2 of butter, and coconut in casserole dish
  3. Mix pecans, remaining butter, flour and brown sugar in a bowl
  4. Spread pecan mixture over sweet potato mixture
  5. Bake for 30 minutes