Amaretto Sweet Potato Casserole

Friday, June 12, 2009
Amaretto Sweet Potatoes can we the sweetest surprise on you Holiday tables!

Amaretto Sweet Potatoes can be done with a crunchy praline topping, marshmallow or leave plain....a wonderful side dish for your holiday table

The great taste of Amaretto, will make everyone at the table say wow!....Has always been a huge hit, we alternate Holidays with Amaretto and Frangelico in this one....Either way its delicious.....The even with my son that always hated sweet potatoes but this crunchy topping makes this more like dessert . Sweet potato lovers will ask for this over and over again! 

Amaretto Sweet Potato Casserole

3 cups sweet potatoes pureed or mashed in food processor
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/8 cup evaporated milk or regular whole milk
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup Amaretto or Frangelico
1 teas. vanilla
1/3 cup butter softened
2 eggs
1 cup shredded coconut optional

Mix all together baked for 20 min 350 ....

Praline Topping:

Remove from oven add topping recipe below and broil on lowest rack just till set....about 3 to 4 minutes on high heat.

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup flour
1 cup pecans
3/4 cup brown sugar mix all together , add on top of potatoes.

Alternative instead of pecan topping:

Top with with mini marshmallows or just leave the top plain, its up to you. then broil for 3 minutes or till marshmallows are brown and topping is need to watch this one.


  1. i never cooked sweet potatoes,i saw but it is expansive here.your dish sounds delicious!thanks for sharing!

  2. Good! Topping is very particular!

  3. It's a really simple recipe. Very easy to make!

  4. This looks very simple to make and looks delicious too.

  5. i think I would serve this for dessert with coffee! I really like the amaretto.

  6. I haven't had amaretto in such a long time... What a lovely dish!

  7. Hi

    For the topping, for the butter, is it suppose to be cold or softened.

  8. @Jackie, I usually do soften it in the microwave no more than 10 seconds, you dont want it to be a paste.


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