Tropical Sweet Potato Casserole

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 1 Hour, 35 Minutes
Cool: 10 Minutes


6 pounds sweet potatoes
1 (8-oz.) can crushed pineapple, drained
3/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup dark rum
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut


1. Preheat oven to 400°. Bake sweet potatoes 1 hour and 15 minutes or until tender. Let cool 10 minutes, and peel. Reduce oven temperature to 350°.

2. Mash potatoes with a potato masher or fork until smooth, or press through a ricer. Stir in crushed pineapple and next 4 ingredients. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

3. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle marshmallows and coconut over top, and bake 8 to 10 more minutes or until golden.