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Louisiana Sweet Potato Casserole

This recipe is a hand-me-down from my mother. My dad used to plant a lot of sweet potatoes, so Mother became quite creative in preparing them. It's our annual holiday dish with turkey and trimmings, but when I have a yen for something sweet, I reach into my file for this recipe. -Aline Fazzio, Houman, Louisiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt, ground cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice
  • 3 cups shredded uncooked sweet potatoes

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the eggs, sugar, milk and butter. Combine the flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice; stir into the egg mixture with sweet potatoes.
  • Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 267 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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