Sweet Potato Crunch

Sweet Potato Crunch

Thanksgiving isn’t complete without a homemade sweet potato casserole.

This is the best version of everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving dish …! We believe that the topping is actually the best part of Mulate’s Sweet Potato Crunch. Our Sweet Potato Crunch will let you see sweet potato dishes in a whole new way. It is easy to make and can be prepared in advance! Mulate’s Sweet Potato Crunch will be a favorite at any holiday dinner you attend this season.

Give it a try! We promise this dish will have your friends and family asking for more.

Sweet Potato Mixture

  • 60 oz. canned sweet potatoes, drained or 4 lb. boiled, skinned sweet potatoes

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar

  • 1 tsp kosher salt

  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

  • 4 eggs, whisked

  • 1 cup half-and-half or heavy cream

  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

Brown Sugar Topping

  • 16 oz. light brown sugar

  • 2/3 cup flour

  • 2/3 stick butter, melted

  • 2 cups chopped pecans

Combine brown sugar and flour. Add melted butter and chopped pecans. Mix until fully incorporated. Spread on top of sweet potato mixture.

How It’s Done

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9X13 baking dish. In a large bowl, mash sweet potatoes then add remaining ingredients. Mix well. pour into prepared basking dish. (If preparing in advance, cover and refrigerate at this point.) Top with Brown Sugar Topping and bake for 35 minutes

Looking For More Holiday Recipes?

If you liked our Sweet Potato Crunch recipe and are looking for more great Cajun Holiday dishes check out our new cookbook: “Let’s Party At Mulate’s”.

The cookbook was written by Monique Boutte Christina, the daughter of Mulate’s founder Kerry Boutte. Her daughter, Renee Grace Christina, interviewed her grandfather,  before writing the foreword. The cookbook consists of easy-to-follow recipes, just like our Broccoli-Cheese Casserole, and special sections on hosting crawfish boils, brunch, game day parties – and more

Get get started early with your Holiday shopping, our cookbook bundle makes a great gift!

To enjoy Cajun food, join us at Mulate’s for authentic Cajun cuisine, music, and dancing.

We’re located at 201 Julia Street in the Warehouse District, and laissez les bon temps rouler. For more information, call (504) 522-1492 or contact us by email at chantelle@mulates.com to inquire about accommodating large groups.