1 cup milk
2 Tbsp cornstarch
1 Larg can Yams, pour 1/2 juice off and mash the yams
3/4 stick of butter, melted and cooled
dash of cinnamon
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs well beaten
Combine milk and cornstarch and whisk together until cornstarch is dissolved. Pour yams in a large mixing bowl and mash well. Add remaining ingredients, including milk and cornstarch mixture, and beat well. Pour in greased 9X13 pan and bake at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes or until it sets pretty good. I test mine just like you would a pumpkin pie, with a knife in the middle to check if it is set. While that is baking, mix the following ingredients together for the topping.
1 cup crushed cornflakes
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts are best)
1/2 cup brown sugar
Add the topping to the mixture and bake for about another 10-15 minutes.
***I used Bran Flakes instead of cornflakes, and they worked well. They are healthier too!!! If you are doubling the recipe, bake in a larger pan, such as a lasagna dish or cookie sheet pan. If you double and bake in 9X13 pan it will take much longer than the normal baking time.