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Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping

This sweet potato casserole with a praline topping is delicious during the fall season and for holidays. The nuts are a great crunchy bite and using pralines makes for a lighter recipe than those that call for marshmallow toppings!
5 from 2 votes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet Potato Casserole
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 434kcal


  • 1 Cup of Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup of Chopped and Toasted Pecans
  • 1/2 Cup of Butter
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 5 Sweet Potatoes peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 1/2 Cup of Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 5 oz. Can of Evaporated Milk


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place sweet potatoes in a pot and cover with water, bring water to a boil, then simmer for approximately 20 minutes, or until tender.
  • Drain sweet potatoes, then place in a large bowl and mash them.
  • Combine flour, brown sugar, pecans, butter and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  • Mix 1 cup of praline flour mixture into mashed sweet potatoes.
  • Next, stir in sugar, vanilla, egg & evaporated milk.
  • Place sweet potato mixture in an 8x8 baking dish coated with cooking spray or butter.
  • Top with the remaining praline flour mixture and bake at 350 Degrees for approximately 45 minutes, or until topping begins to lightly brown.
  • Remove from oven and cool on wire rack for 10 minutes before serving.


Calories: 434kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 179mg | Potassium: 405mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 11954IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 2mg