You are here: Home » Recipes » Praline Yam Casserole Praline Yam Casserole Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 8 servings This is sweet enough to serve as a dessert. PrintEmail Ingredients Casserole:4 medium yams cooked and peeled or two 1-pound 4-ounce cans2 -- eggs, beaten1/2 cup dark brown sugar1/3 cup melted butter1 teaspoon salt1/2 cup pecan halvesOrange Sauce:1/3 cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon cornstarch1/8 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon grated orange peel1 cup orange juice1 teaspoon lemon juice2 teaspoons butter1 tablespoon orange liqueur (optional)3 dashes aromatic bitters (optional) Instructions Peel and quarter yams. Boil until tender. Drain and mash. Combine yams with eggs, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 2 tablespoons of melted butter and salt. Place mixture in a 1-quart casserole. Arrange pecan halves in a pattern over the top. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar and drizzle with remaining butter. Bake uncovered in a 375F oven for 20 minutes. Serve with orange sauce. To prepare the orange sauce. Put first six ingredients in the top of a double boiler. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until sauce thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in butter. Add orange liqueur and/or bitters if desired. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc.’s River Road Recipes II (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1976).