Sweet Potato Casserole – A delicious side dish perfect for the holidays. Classic sweet potato casserole takes less than an hour to make and is a crowd-pleaser.
Sweet Potato Casserole
Who else LOVES sweet potato casserole?! Now this was definitly a dish that took quite a few years for me to get behind and become a fan of but eventually, I figured out what all of the fuss was about and was sold on it.
Now this recipe has that smooth sweet potato filling along with a pecan streusel. You can also add mini marshmallows but that is totally up to you as I know that some people love them and others don’t.
Common Questions About Making Sweet Potato Casserole
How do you make sweet potato casserole from scratch?
Making sweet potato casserole from scratch is super easy!
- Peel sweet potatoes and cook them.
- Drain and mash sweet potatoes
- Combine mashed sweet potatoes with butter, milk, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla extract, eggs, and salt.
- Top with streusel and bake.
Why are there eggs in sweet potato casserole?
Eggs help bind the sweet potato casserole together and helps make it lighter.
Are yams and sweet potatoes the same thing?
They are actually different but sometimes, sweet potatoes are labeled as yams. If you want to tell them apart, yams have a more bark-like skin while sweet potatoes have a skin closer to that of a potato.
Does sweet potato casserole freeze well?
Yes! Cook the sweet potato casserole, let it cool, and then store it in a air-tight container until you are ready to eat it.
Looking for other dishes to serve with sweet potato casserole for the holidays? Check these recipes out!
- 30 Minute Dinner Rolls
- Slow Cooker Hash Brown Casserole
- Instant Pot Glazed Carrots
- Apple Cider Cranberry Sauce
- Instant Pot Creamed Corn