You are here: Home » Recipes » Yam Casserole Yam Casserole Recipe by American Profile Yield 14 servings A sweet potato casserole guaranteed to please. High Cotton Food Styling & Photography PrintEmail "I've shared this recipe with folks at church after potluck suppers. But Thanksgiving 2005 was the meal where the entire table of relatives agreed that the dish was wonderful - and relatives will tell you the truth!" Ingredients Potatoes:6 pounds sweet potatoes or yams, cooked and peeled1/2 cup maple syrup1/4 cup heavy cream1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened1 egg, beaten1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepperTopping:1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter1/4 cup packed light brown sugar1/2 cup chopped pecans1 tablespoon heavy cream Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. To prepare potatoes, combine potatoes, syrup, heavy cream, butter, egg, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Using a mixer at low speed, beat until blended. Increase speed to medium and beat until smooth. Spoon mixture into prepared pan. To prepare topping, melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat and stir in brown sugar, pecans and cream. Spread evenly over top. Bake, uncovered, 50 minutes, or until slightly firm on top. Recipe by Ethan Bosch, Clarion, Pa.