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Sweet Potato Puff

I prepare this sweet potato dish mostly around the holidays, but it's good anytime. For added convenience, you can prepare it the night before and just pop it in the oven the next day. It's a joy to serve this delicious fluffy casserole to my five children and their families.—Fay Miller, Denham Springs, Louisiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cold mashed sweet potatoes (without added milk or butter)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

Directions

  • In a bowl, beat sweet potatoes, sugar, butter, eggs, milk and vanilla until fluffy. Stir in coconut.
  • Spoon into a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Combine topping ingredients until well blended; sprinkle over sweet potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 475 calories, 24g fat (12g saturated fat), 93mg cholesterol, 202mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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