Sweet Potato Soufflé

This creamy, comforting baked sweet potato soufflé is such a yummy side dish with its nutty, coconut topping, it could almost serve as a dessert. I am always asked for this recipe – it is that good!


3 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes

¾ cup white sugar

⅓ cup butter, softened

2 ⅓ eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup milk

1 cup flaked coconut

⅓ cup all-purpose flour

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 cup chopped nuts

⅓ cup melted butter


Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 2 Combine the mashed sweet potatoes with the white sugar, soft butter, beaten eggs, vanilla, and milk. Spoon into a 2-quart oven proof baking dish.

Step 3 Combine the coconut, flour, brown sugar, chopped nuts and melted butter. Sprinkle over the top of the sweet potatoes.

Step 4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes.

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