Friday, November 13, 2009

Praline Sweet Potatoes - Michelle Dalton

4 medium sweet potatoes or yams (1-1/2 pounds)
1/2 to 3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup evaporated milk
2 beaten eggs
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon butter, melted and cooled slightly
1/4 cup chopped pecans

1. Wash and peel potatoes; cut into quarters. Cook in enough boiling, lightly salted water to cover for 25 to 30 minutes or until tender; drain well.
2. Grease 8x8x2-inch baking dish. In a large mixing bowl, beat sweet potatoes with an electric mixer on low sped until smooth. Beat in the sugar, the 1/4 cup melted butter, and salt until well combined. Add milk and eggs. Beat until just combined. Spread in baking dish.
3. For topping: In a small mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, and 1 tablespoon melted butter. Stir in pecans. Sprinkle topping over the potato mixture. Bake in a 350 degree F oven 30 minutes or until set. Makes 6 servings.

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