Sweet Potato Cobbler

Skip the casserole and the pie and go straight to the cobbler to get your sweet potato fix. Complete with a homemade streusel topping, this recipe is unbelievable.

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 2/3 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • Streusel Topping


  1. Melt 1/2 cup butter in a 10 1/2-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Whisk in whipping cream and next 5 ingredients. Remove from heat.
  2. Layer sweet potato slices evenly in cream mixture. Cover with aluminum foil, and place on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover.
  4. Cut 1/3 cup butter into flour with a fork or pastry blender until crumbly; stir in buttermilk until moistened. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3 to 4 times. Pat or roll dough to a 10 1/2-inch circle; place over cobbler. Sprinkle with Streusel Topping.
  5. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25 minutes or until golden.
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