Mechthild's Sweet Potatoes

Submitted by

Anthony Aristar (Eastern Michigan University)

Story behind this recipe

This is a classic American Thanksgiving kind of dish, but I got it from a German woman in Norway!


3 cups mashed sweet potatoes, drained
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/3 cup melted butter
2/3 cup cream
1 tsp vanilla

For topping:
6 tbsp butter
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans
3/4 cup crushed cornflakes

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Cooking Instructions

Blend and bake the main ingredients in a greased casserole at 350 F for about 15 min.

Meanwhile melt the 6 tbsp butter with the brown sugar and blend in a saucepan.

Remove saucepan from stove, and add the pecans and crushed cornflakes.

Add this to the casserole as a topping, and bake for a further 15 min.