The surprising ingredient in this casserole are the bananas which are blended into the sweet potatoes. Bake topped with miniature marshmallows and flaked coconut.
INGREDIENTS (for 9 servings):
- 3 sweet potatoes
- 2 bananas
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1/4 cup evaporated milk
- 1 teaspoon butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/2 cup shredded coconut
- 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Grease one 8x12 inch baking dish.
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes; cook until tender but still firm. Drain, and transfer to a large bowl to cool.
In a mixing bowl, combine sweet potatoes, bananas, white sugar, brown sugar, pecans, evaporated milk, butter, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix well.
Pour mixture into baking dish, place coconut on top of potato mixture and top with marshmallows. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.