Vanilla Rum Sweet Potatoes

Lauren Mitchell

By
@laurenboyd2113

All of the measurements in this recipe like in most of my cooking are approximate and to taste I just don't measure when I cook it's no fun that way.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

6-8 large
jewel yams
2 1/2 c
dark brown sugar
2
vanilla beans
1 c
spiced rum
freshly grated nutmeg to taste
1 tsp
salt
1 stick
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.
2
Peel yams and cut into 1-2 inch cubes put in a large stock pot, add just enough water to cover. Add vanilla beans, rum, salt, nutmeg and 2 cups of the brown sugar.
3
Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer. Cook until the yams are almost cooked through, about 10 minutes.
4
Put yams into a 12 by 9 baking dish with about 2-3 cups of liquid and vanilla beans. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup of brown sugar and dot with butter.
5
Bake until yams are completely cooked, about 15-20 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy