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Soul Sweet 'Taters


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Serves 10 | Prep Time 45 | Cook Time 30

Ingredients

4 whole Medium Sweet Potatoes
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Milk
2 whole Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Brown Sugar
1 cup Pecans
1/2 cup Flour
3/4 sticks Butter


Wash 4 medium sweet potatoes and bake them in a 375-degree oven until fork tender, about 30-35 minutes. When they are finished cooking slice them open and scrape out the flesh into a large bowl.



Add 1 cup of (regular grandulated) sugar, 1 cup of milk, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and 1 teaspoon of salt. With a potato masher, mash them up just enough—you don’t want to be perfectly smooth.



Now, in a separate bowl, add 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup pecans, chopped (that means measure a cup of pecans, then chop them), ½ cup flour, and ¾ stick of butter. With a pastry cutter or fork, mash together until thoroughly combined.



Spread the sweet potato mixture into a regular baking dish and sprinkle the crumb mixture all over the top.



Bake in a 400-degree oven for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.


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Notes

We chopped a wee bit of sugar out of the recipe once and a large chuck out the second time. It was delicious both times, but we preferred it with quite a bit less sugar.

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