Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Tia Johnson


Something I've always wanted to learn to make from scratch.


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45 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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  • 4 medium
    yams chopped 1 inch thick
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 3/4 c
    hot water
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • dash clove
  • 1 Tbsp
    real maple syrup
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Candied Sweet Potatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter 9x13 baking dish.
    Arrange sliced yams in prepared casserole dish.
  2. Mix together melted butter, brown sugar, heavy cream and hot water, blend well. Add cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, cloves if using, maple syrup and vanilla extract, blend well. Spoon over yams.
  3. Cover and bake 40 minutes. Uncover, stir yams so all is well coated. Bake an additional 20 to 25 minute or until cooked thru.
    Serve right away and spoon syrup over each serving.

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About Candied Sweet Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern

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