Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potato casserole









5 pounds sweet potatoes

1 1/4 cups granulated sugar

3/4 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup milk

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups corn flake cereal, crushed

1/4 cup chopped pecans

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1 tablespoon butter, melted

2 cups mini marshmallows



1. Preheat oven to 400°. Bake sweet potatoes at 400° for 1 hour or until tender. Let stand until cool to touch (about 20 minutes); peel and mash sweet potatoes. Reduce oven temperature to 350°.

2. Beat mashed sweet potatoes, granulated sugar, softened butter, milk, eggs, vanilla and salt at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Spoon potato mixture into a greased 9×13 inch baking dish.

3. Combine corn flakes, pecans, brown sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and melted butter in a small bowl. Sprinkle over casserole in diagonal rows..

4. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Remove from oven; let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle marshmallows in alternate rows between cornflake mixture; bake 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.