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Ms. Lucy’s Classic Cajun Culture & Cooking:Ms. Lucy's Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole


  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (if using fresh potatoes, bake or boil them before mashing)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons melted margarine


Combine all of the above. Spray the casserole with PAM. Pour all ingredients into casserole. Top with mixture below:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1/4 cup melted margarine

Mix all above well. Pour over the casserole and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Serves 6-8.

Ms. Lucy's Sweet Potato CasseroleMs. Lucy's Sweet Potato Casserole