My grandmother makes the best sweet potato pie casserole. It’s a holiday staple in our family.
What could be better than mashed sweet potatoes, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, butter and sugar?
Oh, that’s right.
Maybe it’s the melted marshmallows on top…
I woke up this morning craving something sweet and comforting in this cold, yucky weather. I always love pancakes for brunch on the weekends, but I didn’t want just plain pancakes. You could probably tell from my Cream Cheese and Nutella Pancakes and my Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Fresh Blueberry Sauce that I love rich, decadent pancakes.
I knew I wanted something rich, sweet and comforting. I just wasn’t sure what exactly.
And then my grandmother texted me.
And then a brilliant idea popped into my head.
Why don’t I make sweet potato pie pancakes?
And sweet potato pancakes wouldn’t be the same without my favorite part, the melted marshmallows on top.
So I topped the pancakes with marshmallows and placed them under the broiler.
But naturally I couldn’t stop there. So I made a marshmallow sauce.
At every holiday dinner my family gets mad at me because I always eat all of the marshmallows off the top of the sweet potatoes.
It’s better than eating them out of the trash can though, right?
Yep, that really happened.
My stepdad caught me eating stale marshmallows out of the trash can when I was a kid.
And so I created this masterpiece (with fresh marshmallows, of course!)