*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Sweet Potato Mold
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetable Dishes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2  pounds        sweet potatoes, boiled until soft -- peeled & mashed
    2      tablespoons   butter -- melted
    1      teaspoon      orange peel -- grated
      3/4  cup           applesauce
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1      cup           low-fat milk
    3                    eggs -- separated
      1/2  cup           brown sugar -- divided
    1 1/2  cups          pecans, halves or chopped
 
 350 degrees      
 Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Butter bottom and sides of 10 cup cake pan,
 ring mold, or oven proof baking dish.  Set aside.  In a large bowl, mix
 mashed potatoes, butter, orange peel, applesauce, salt and milk with a spoon
 until blended.  Mix in eggs yolks and 1/4 cup brown sugar.  Beat egg whites
 until stiff peaks form.  Gently fold into sweet potato mixture.  Place pecan
 halves or pieces in bottom of baking dish with tops of halves facing the
 bottom.  Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar.  Spoon sweet potato
 mixture into dish.  Bake until firm, about 30 to 40 minutes.  Remove from
 oven and let stand for 5 minutes before unmolding.  To unmold, place serving
 platter over the top of dish, invert and shake gently to loosen.
 
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