Old Fashioned Sweet Potato casserole

Old Fashioned Sweet Potato casserole

Photo by

  • Prep Time


  • Total Time


  • Servings



  • 4

    large sweet potatoes

  • 3

    tablespoons butter

  • ½

    medium onion, chopped

  • 1

    large apple, cored and coarsely chopped

  • 1

    and ½ ground cinnamon

  • 1

    and ½ ground ginger

  • 2

    eggs, beaten

  • 1

    tablespoon grated orange zest

  • ¼

    fresh orange juice

  • ½

    chicken broth

  • ¾

    cup chopped pecans

  • cup brown sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons plain bread crumbs

  • 12 to 14

    large marshmallows


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. coat 13x9 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. place sweet potatoes on baking sheet lined with foil.. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until a knife is easily inserted into the potatoes. Remove from oven; let cool slightly. Reduce oven temperature to 325. 2. Melt butter in Dutch oven. Add onion, apple, cinnamon, and ginger; cook and stir until onion is tender. Remove from heat; set aside. 3. Remove and discard skin from potatoes; add potato to onion mixture. Using an electric hand-mixer, mash or beat to mash lightly. Add eggs, orange zest, orange juice, and broth; mix well. Spread in baking dish; set aside. 4. Combine pecans, brown sugar, breadcrumbs, and freshly ground pepper to taste in small bowl; mix well. Sprinkle evenly over potato mixture. Cover loosely with foil and bake 25 minutes. Uncover and bake 25 to 35 minutes or until topping is light golden. 5. Remove from oven; top with marshmallows. Return to oven and bake 5 to 8 minutes or until marshmallows are puffed and light golden. Serve hot or warm.


Facebook Conversations