Mama's Sweet Potato Casserole

This recipe has always been a family favorite. It brings back so many warm, happy memories of enjoying this exceptional culinary delight with friends and family on Thanksgiving Day!

Yields

8

Ingredients

4 lbs sweet potatoes ½ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon salt 2 large eggs ¼ cup dark molasses 1 cup cornflakes l tablespoon melted butter 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar ¼ cup chopped pecans 1 cup miniature marshmallows


Nutritional information

No nutrition information available

Instructions

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Bake the sweet potatoes at for 1 hour or until tender. Let cool for 20 minutes; peel and mash them. Reduce oven to 350 degrees. Mix mashed sweet potatoes with both types of sugar and the next 5 ingredients, then beat with electric mixer at medium speed until smooth. Spoon your potato mixture into a greased 11 x 7-inch baking dish. Combine cornflakes cereal and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle this mixture over your casserole in rows that are 2 inches apart. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes. Sprinkle marshmallows in alternate rows between cornflake mixture; bake for 10 minutes longer. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.