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Hawaiian Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe
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Hawaiian Sweet Potato Casserole

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"This casserole is just so good it is the first thing I am asked to make every Thanksgiving."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 15 mins


  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9x13-inch baking dish. Stir together the brown sugar and cinnamon until evenly blended; set aside.
  2. Place the sweet potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until just tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain and allow to steam dry for a minute or two; peel and cut into 1/2 inch slices.
  3. Layer the potatoes into the prepared baking dish, dot with butter, and sprinkle with salt. Arrange the bananas over the potatoes and sprinkle evenly with the brown sugar mixture. Top with the crushed pineapple. Whisk together the pineapple juice, lemon juice, and honey until the honey has dissolved. Pour over the casserole.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until hot and browned on top, about 40 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 14, 2010

I had no problems making this recipe and it turned out great with lots of flavor. I changed the recipe around a bit though. I began by peeling the sweet potatoes and cutting them into cubes before I boiled it.. Then I added extra brown sugar and cinnamon since people said it was a little blah. As a garnish I made some toasted coconut for the top! :)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 27, 2009

I agree with the previous poster. I followed the recipe to the letter only to end up with a mess.


13 Ratings

Nov 27, 2009

I did not care for this recipe

Mar 29, 2011

I made this for an Hawaiian potluck at the campground we were staying at. It turned out great, looked great and it was a super huge success. I had quite a few requests for the recipe. I will definitely make again and again.

Apr 27, 2010

I made this last Thanksgiving and it does have potential. I will try it again, but omit the bananas and add some ginger to taste. It is not too sweet, but it's really good for those who like natural fresh foods.

Jul 01, 2012

I made this for a Hawaiian luau themed party. I boiled the potatoes 30 minutes, and I sprinkled about 1/2 cup of chopped macadamia nuts on top during the last 15 minutes of baking. It came out very good, but I think the bananas overpowered the sweet potatoes a little. If I make this again, I would cut back on the number of bananas. Other than that, it's a very good recipe.

Jul 12, 2011

Excellent recipe. Easy and delicious

Jun 21, 2010

This is a terrificly different recipe for sweet potatoes. On a hot humid summer day in the Midwest, it was downright refreshing! The bananas are just the right ingredient to differentiate it from the boring Thanksgiving yam recipes. I halved it for myself and my husband, and it was still enough for leftovers. Yummy!


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  • Calories
  • 371 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 88.8 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 1.3 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 8.8 g
  • 35%
  • Protein
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 526 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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