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A casserole dish if Sweet Potato Casserole with a smaller dish with some sweet potato casserole in it.

Fresh Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Author: Louisiana Woman
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x


Serve this Sweet Potato Casserole with its brown sugar and nut topping as a side dish or dessert.



Sweet Potatoes

  • 3 cups sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Nut Topping

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped for garnish


Sweet Potatoes

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and butter a 9 x 13 x 2-inch casserole dish.
  2. Mix together the potatoes, butter, eggs, sugar, milk, salt, and vanilla in a large bowl and pour into the prepared dish.

Nut Topping

  1. Mix the nut topping ingredients and sprinkle on top of the potatoes. 
  2. Garnish with the rest of the pecans.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve warm.


Peel and cube sweet potatoes to boil in water until they are tender, or bake them whole in the oven until fork-tender and scoop them out of the skins and into a bowl with the rest of the ingredients.

The hot potatoes with melt the butter when mixing ingredients together.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: side dish / sweets
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: sweet potato casserole

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