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Simple Sweet Potato Casserole


Starting with a large can of yams, this sweet potato casserole comes together quickly! The added coconut in the topping adds extra flavors that makes this recipe special.

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  • 1 (40-ounce) can 1 (40-ounce) can yams, drained
  • 1 cup 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/3 cup 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons 3 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons 3 tablespoons butter, melted


Servings 6
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 45mins


Step 1

In a large bowl, combine the yams, sugar, sweetened condensed milk, butter, eggs and vanilla. Mix until smooth and creamy. Place into a buttered 8x8 dish.

For topping, combine the coconut, pecans, brown sugar and flour.

Mix well, and stir in melted butter.

Sprinkle topping evenly over sweet potato mixture.

Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes.


**You may assemble the sweet potato mixture the night before and refrigerate until ready to bake. You may also assemble the dry ingredients of the topping, and store in a Ziplock container in refrigerator over night.

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