The Best Sweet Potato Casserole

This is a sweet potato casserole, Southern-style, and is sweet enough to be considered dessert. It's delicious!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
1 casserole


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup sweetened condensed milk

  • cup evaporated milk

  • ¾ stick butter, melted

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • cup brown sugar

  • 1 stick butter, melted

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup sweetened condensed milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Place sweet potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and mash.

  3. Mix white sugar, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, melted butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and salt together ina bowl using an electric mixer until smooth. Spread into the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  4. Mix pecans, brown sugar, melted butter, flour, and sweetened condensed milk in a bowl and crumble topping over sweet potato mixture.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

459 Calories
24g Fat
59g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 459
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 279mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 22%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 43g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 121mg 9%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 423mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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