LaTrice Currie’s Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe


Creating Comfort: Souther Recipes that Bring Everyone Together

From nostalgic childhood meals to cozy weeknight favorites, nothing draws friends and family together like a delicious, satisfying dish. Here, four locals share the recipes that never fail to bring comfort to the table.

LaTrice Currie

“This comfort food reminds me of growing up and having big holiday meals with my family – a big serving of joy and happiness! The spices in this recipe can always be adjusted to taste.”

LaTrice Currie's Sweet Potato Casserole

LaTrice Currie's Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Course dinner
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 6 -8 Servings


  • 5-6 sweet potatoes
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1-2 Tbsp. nutmeg
  • 1-2 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup mini marshmellows
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped


  • Cook sweet potatoes by boiling on stovetop for 30-40 minutes or microwaving on high for 5-7 minutes until fork tender.  
  • Mash the sweet potatoes and add brown sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, and orange juice.
  • Once the mixture is to your desired consistency, add to a baking dish and top with marshmallows and pecans.
  • Bake at 350° for 30 minutes until casserole is warmed through and marshmallows are toasted.
Keyword Casserole, Sweet Potato, Sweet Potato Casserole
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