Saturday, November 17, 2007

Streuseled Sweet Potatoes

Serving Size : 10

2 40 oz. cans sweet potatoes -- drained
2 eggs
1/2 cup half and half
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped walnuts -- or pecans
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons flour
1 pinch salt
2 tablespoons butter -- cut in small cubes

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.

In a mixing bowl, combine drained sweet potatoes, eggs, half and half, salt, black pepper and cinnamon. Mix with a hand mixer on low speed until well combined. Scoop sweet potato mixture into the baking dish.

For the streusel: In a small bowl, combine the walnuts, brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon, flour and salt. Mix with a fork. Sprinkle streusel evenly over the sweet potatoes.

Evenly scatter the butter pieces over the top of the streusel.

Place in a 350ºF oven and bake for 1 hour, or until streusel is nicely browned.

Can be made up to one day ahead and reheated in a 350ºF oven for about 15 minutes.

Serves 8 to 10.

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