sweet potato casserole the way momma makes it


Sweet potato casserole.


It’s hard to believe that something that looks kinda gross can taste so good. But it does.


Not the kind with a blanket of melted marshmallows covering it.


sweet potato casserole recipe / www.mrshinesclass.com


No, I’m talking about the way momma makes it, with a streusel topping. Any time you mix butter and sugar together you’re onto something good.


The streusel really brings out the flavors of the casserole without overpowering it.


sweet potato casserole with streusel topping

Prep time 1 hours, 30 minutes
Cook time 30 minutes
Total time 2 hours
Allergy Egg, Milk
Meal type Side Dish
Misc Serve Hot
Occasion Christmas, Thanksgiving
This sweet potato casserole is a Southern favorite for holiday meals.


  • 3-4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 -1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter (softened)
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter (might need more)


Step 1
wash and cut off pointed ends of potatoes
Step 2
cover with water and boil til tender
Step 3
cool and peel (peels with come off easily)
Step 4
mash potatoes in bowl
Step 5
add sugar, eggs, vanilla, pumpkin pie spice, milk and butter
Step 6
mix ingredients together on medium until smooth
Step 7
spoon into greased 13 x 9 pan
Step 8
to make streusel, use fork to blend brown sugar, flour and butter until crumbly
Step 9
sprinkle streusel over casserole
Step 10
bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.



I’m not sure where the recipe came from, but we’ve been making it this way for as long as I can remember. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does.


See you in class,

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