Mrs. Poston’s Sweet Potato Casserole is a Family Tradition


Traton Homes ThanksgivingHolidays are all about making memories with family and friends. Just like most families, Traton’s Poston family has several traditions including sitting down for a delicious meal on Thanksgiving Day. In addition to the traditional turkey and cranberry sauce, the Poston Thanksgiving meal includes great-grandmother Nellie Clifford Poston’s delicious sweet potato casserole.

If you are planning to cook this Thanksgiving Day, and are looking for a new recipe to try, you are in luck! Today, we are sharing Mrs. Poston’s recipe, which is sure to be a hit among your family and friends.

First, here are the ingredients:

–          3 cups mashed sweet potatoes

–          1 cup sugar

–          2 eggs

–          1 tablespoon vanilla

–          ¾ cup of butter

–          ½ teaspoon of salt

–          ½ cup of condensed milk

Second, here are the ingredients for the topping:

–          1 cup brown sugar

–          1/3 cup flour

–          1 cup chopped pecans

–          1/3 cup of butter, softened

After you have purchased all of the ingredients, it is time to get cooking! Start by boiling the sweet potatoes and mashing them. Put the potatoes into a mixer with the sugar, eggs, vanilla, ¾ cup butter, salt and condensed milk. Blend until very creamy. Pour into buttered casserole dish.

To make the topping, mix brown sugar, flour, pecans and 1/3 cup butter. Mix with fork and sprinkle over sweet potato mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 30 minutes.

In addition to being delicious, this recipe is a great opportunity to get your children involved with the holiday cooking.

With spacious kitchens and elegant dining rooms, our stylish home designs are perfect for hosting family and friends for the holidays. If you are looking to unwrap a new home for the holidays, visit the Traton Homes website and the Nellie Poston Custom Homes website today,  We wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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