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Sweet Potato Brown Sugar Pecan Bake

Sweet Potato Brown Sugar Pecan Bake made with cinnamon vanilla sweet potatoes and topped with pecan praline.
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 -8
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey

Ingredients

  • 6 Sweet Potatoes or Yams cooked and peeled
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter melted
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Cream or Milk
  • Brown Sugar Pecan Praline Topping:
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter softened
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Flour
  • 1 cup Pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°.
  2. Cook sweet potatoes in oven, microwave, or boil until softened. Let cool slightly and peel.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, salt and cream or milk and mix until creamy.
  4. Pour the mixture into the prepared 9 x 13 baking dish.
  5. Topping: Combine the butter, brown sugar, flour, pecans, and salt in bowl. Sprinkle the topping over the sweet potato mixture.
  6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until the topping is lightly golden brown.