Soft sweet potato in the bottom and the crumbly buttery streusel on top is how a perfect streusel sweet potato casserole is made. This is an ideal dish whenever you want to try out something nice and fancy for dinner. Something to serve to guests or at a family gathering. This sweet potato dish is sure to be the hero of any feast, turning any regular meal into an eloquent food experience. This recipe is all about knowing what temperature to bake the dish because this takes a few batches of baking; it’s what makes the potatoes nice and soft, and the streusel a perfect crumble.
Streusel sweet potato casserole is a very easy-to-make dish if you know your way around the kitchen. You will need quite a few ingredients, such as sweet potatoes, milk, vanilla extract, flour, brown sugar, soft and hard butter, egg, salt, and pecans, to make this dish. To make this dish, you first have to bake the sweet potatoes for about an hour until they are soft and tender. Then let it cool down before placing it in a mixing bowl and mash it nicely.
The next step in making this delicious streusel sweet potato casserole is to mix in the soft butter, brown sugar, milk, egg, salt, and vanilla extract. Spread the mixture on an oiled baking pan, and prepare the streusel. To make that, you will have to put the rest of the ingredients except the pecans in a mixer and mix them well. Then stir the pecans in and spread that on top of the potato mixture. Bake for 45 minutes until the top is brown and crumbly. And you have the perfect dessert for you to enjoy piping hot.
Ingredients For Streusel Sweet Potato Casserole
- 5 medium sweet potatoes, washed
- 2 tbs. softened unsalted butter
- 3/4 cup light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 3 tbs. all-purpose flour
- 1 tbs. cold unsalted butter
- 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
Step By Step Directions: Streusel Sweet Potato Casserole
1 Preheat the oven to 400°. Place the sweet potatoes on a baking pan. Bake for 1 hour or until the sweet potatoes are tender. Remove the potatoes from the oven and cool for 20 minutes. Peel the sweet potatoes and place them in a mixing bowl. Using a potato masher, mash the potatoes until mainly smooth.
2 Add 2 tablespoons of softened butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar, milk, egg, salt, and vanilla extract to the potatoes. Stir until well combined. Spray an 11 x 7 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Spread the potatoes in the pan. Reduce the oven temperature to 350°.
3 In a food processor, add the all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup brown sugar, and 1 tablespoon cold butter. Pulse until combined, and you have coarse crumbs. Add the pecans and stir until combined. Sprinkle the streusel over the top of the sweet potatoes. Bake for 45 minutes or until the topping is golden brown and the casserole hot. Remove the pan from the oven and serve.
And there you have it, the perfectly baked delicious streusel sweet potato casserole for you to enjoy a fancy dessert with friends and family. This is a delightful item you can make whenever you feel like having sweet potatoes with a great combination of streusel. Let us know what you think about this dish, and if you do make it, all feedback is welcome.