Monday, November 22, 2010

Sweet Potato Souffle

Thanksgiving is coming! My favorite holiday, family, friends and good food to share. This is my most requested holiday side dish, every year I have to make double so my kids can take some home as leftovers. It is light and fluffy, sweet with a crunchy topping. Very easy to make, everything goes in a big mixing bowl, into the souffle dish then bake. I usually make it the day before because it takes an hour or more to bake and my oven is full of turkey. When the turkey comes out on Thanksgiving, then just pop it in the hot oven to warm up.

Sweet Potato Souffle'

2 - 29oz cans of sweet potatoes

2 cups sugar

1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed

5 eggs

1 cup (2 sticks) butter

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1/2 cup (1 stick) butter

3 cups corn flakes crushed

1 cup nuts

mix first 5 items with electric mixer in large mixing bowl

until well blended (will be slightly lumpy)

pour into round casserole dish with high sides, or souffle dish

bake at 350* for 60 - 90 minutes until center is set

combine last 3 items by hand and sprinkle over baked casserole

return to oven and bake until topping is bubbly (apx 15 min)

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