*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            South Seas Casserole
 
 Recipe By     : Jo Anne Merrill
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:45
 Categories    : Casseroles
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      can           pineapple chunks in juice -- 13.5 ounces
    3      cups          ham -- cubed
    2      cups          sweet potatoes, canned -- cooked, sliced
      1/3  cup           packed brown sugar
      1/4  cup           all-purpose flour
      1/4  teaspoon      curry powder
      1/8  teaspoon      black pepper
    2      tablespoons   vinegar
      3/4  cup           water
                         --- Topping: -----
    1      cup           all-purpose flour
    2      teaspoons     sugar
    2      teaspoons     baking powder
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  cup           Macadamia nuts -- chopped
    2      large         eggs
      1/2  cup           milk
    2      tablespoons   margarine -- melted
      1/2  teaspoon      ground cinnamon -- optional
 
 CASSEROLE:
      Drain pineapple and reserve syrup. Layer pineapple chunks, cubed ham 
 and sliced cooked sweet potatoes in a 2-quart casserole. Combine brown 
 sugar, flour, curry powder and pepper. Blend in the reserved pineapple 
 juice, water and vinegar. Pour mixture over casserole. Bake in preheated 
 375-degree oven for 20 minutes. Cover with topping and bake 20-25 minutes 
 longer or until golden brown.
 
 TOPPING:
      Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt , cinnamon (if using) and 
 chopped nuts. Beat egg yolks until creamy. Stir in milk and margarine. Add 
 dry ingredients and stir just until dry particles are moistened. Beat egg 
 whites until stiff then fold into batter.
 
 
 
 
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