SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE WITH CRUNCHY TOPPING

Sweet Potato Casserole with Crunchy Topping made our of real ingredients, sweetened with banana and orange zest. So easy and tasty. 

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I know what you’re thinking. It isn’t Thanksgiving. Why am I sharing a sweet potato casserole recipe with you. Honestly. WHY NOT?

What rule is there that we can’t make sweet potato casserole throughout the year? There isn’t.

Besides. This is so good. You’ll wanna make it for Christmas, New Years, Sunday Night Football, birthday parties and bring it anywhere where people will be eating. It’s that GOOD.

Okay. This isn’t your regular sweet potato casserole, this is my version. This sweet potato casserole is hitting the- is this a side dish, dessert, breakfast or snack- line. Can I eat this out of the casserole dish with a spoon? Do I have to share this with everyone? Yeah. I know.

I start off by roasting the sweet potatoes in the oven. That way they aren’t filled with extra moisture. Once they are fully cooked, I let them cool slightly, remove the skin, mash them and add in all the goodies. My goodies, my goodies, my sweet potato goodies. Yes. I went there. I went back in time to when Ciara brought this mega hit out. Hehehe.

Back to casserole thoughts.

The goodies include.

orange zest.

maple syrup.

full fat creamy coconut milk.

ghee. because it taste so freaking good.

black pepper.

awesome spices.

salt. what makes everything taste amazing.

banana. cause why not?

Get yourself this casserole now. It is a must. This sweet potato casserole is magic. crunchy, sweet, creamy you have everything you could ever want, in one bite.

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WHAT WE NEED TO MAKE THIS SWEET POTATO GOODNESS 

3 cups of cooked sweet potatoes, see note
1/2 cup of mashed banana
2 tablespoons of orange zest
1/4 cup of melted ghee, see note
3 eggs
3/4 cup of coconut milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3/4 + 1/2 cups of maple syrup
salt to taste
1/2 cup of soft vegan butter
3/4 cup of GF oat
1 1/2 cup walnut, roughly chopped
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice or spice of choice, see note

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO NOW 

preheat oven to 350.
In a bowl combine the sweet potato with the mashed banana. Add the melted ghee, maple syrup, vanilla, beaten eggs and a pinch of salt. Stir in the seasonings, black pepper, coconut milk and orange zest.
Stir until everything is incorporated.
In a small bowl combine the soft vegan butter, maple syrup, the chopped walnuts and oats with your hands.
Sprinkle the entire mixture oven the casserole dish.
Bake for about 20-25 minutes until the edges pull away from the pan and the top is golden brown.
Let it stand for the casserole to cool slightly before serving. About 3-5 minutes.

NOTES

bake the sweet potato with skin about 45-50 minutes until tender.

I used this spice mixture in my recipe, made up off cinnamon, cloves, allspice, ginger and nutmeg

I used this ghee in my recipe, I love the floral vanilla flavor it has.

Did you make this recipe? Please let me know how it turned out for you! Leave a comment below and share a picture of Instagram with the hashtag: #followourpassionstyle I love seeing all your incredible creations.

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Andrea Broom

Hi! I'm Andrea. A girl who loves her chocolate as much as her greens.

6 Comments
  1. Looks yummy. I LOVE sweet potatoes! One note: I honestly have never heard of ghee before, and looked it up and it said it was some kind of South Asian liquid butter. If I wanted to make this, where would be some good grocery stores to find ghee?

    1. you can find ghee in just about anywhere… like Whole Foods, Sprouts or Amazon you can even make your own.

  2. I’m in love with this theme, your recipe, and I’ve seen your site more and more lately. This recipe looks absolutely AMAZING! I’ve got to share this on my twitter!

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