Sweet Potato Casserole with Candied Pecans

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Ingredients for sweet potato:

5 medium size sweet potato or yams

1/2 cup of milk

4 tbsp. butter

4 tbsp. coconut sugar

2 tbsp. maple syrup

1 tsp. salt


Peel and slice up each sweet potato into 3 or for pieces. Boil in a large pot of water for 15 minutes or until soft. Drain sweet potatoes in coriander. In same pot melt butter on low heat and then add milk, 3 ½ tbsp. coconut sugar, maple syrup and salt. Stir on low heat for 1-2 minutes until everything is mixed together. Add back sweet potatoes into pot and mash with a potato masher until smooth. Pour sweet potato mixture into casserole dish, sprinkle ½ tbsp. coconut sugar on top, pre-heat oven to 400˚F and bake for 30 minutes.

Ingredients for candied pecans:

1 cup pecans

1 tbsp. butter

½ tbsp. coconut sugar

1 tbsp. maple syrup


In small saucepan melt butter on medium low heat and add pecans. Cook for 3-4 minutes and add coconut sugar and maple syrup. Continue to stir while cooking for another 3-4 minutes on low heat. Top onto sweet potato casserole last five minutes of baking.