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Willette’s Yam Casserole

(P.80 Black Family Reunion Cookbook)



  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease 1 ½ or 2 quart casserole or baking dish with Butter Flavor Crisco.
  3. Boil yams in skins until tender. Peel. Mash.
  4. Combine yams, Butter Flavor Crisco, sugar and egg in bowl. Beat with hand mixer to blend, adding as much orange juice as needed for good consistency.
  5. Stir in cinnamon and nutmeg. Beat 2 minutes. Stir in raisins.
  6. Transfer to casserole. Sprinkle marshmallows over top.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Note: Can be baked covered or uncovered. A light crust will form if uncovered.

3 to 4 servings