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Candied Sweet Potatoes

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Serves 16

Sweet and lovely. Tastes like Christmas! Gives you a warm, fuzzy feeling!

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Ingredients

  • 10 sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup of softened butter
  • 1/4 cup and 2 tbsp of all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Method

    1. Preheat oven to 175 C fan. Lightly grease a large baking dish.
    2. Bake sweet potatoes 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until they begin to soften. Cool slightly, peel, and mash.
    3. In a large bowl, mix the mashed sweet potatoes, salt, 1/2 cup butter, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, sugar, and heavy cream. Transfer to the prepared baking dish.
    4. In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup butter, flour, brown sugar, and chopped pecans. Mix with a pastry blender or your fingers to the consistency of course meal. Sprinkle over the sweet potato mixture.
    5. Bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until topping is crisp and lightly browned.

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