2 largecans of yams, reserve liquid
1 smallcan of crushed pineapple
1 stickbutter or margarine
1 1/2 cbrown sugar, firmly packed
·pineapple juice with water added to make 1/2 cup
·chopped pecans and raisins, optional
How to Make Candied Yams
- Place yams in a baking dish, reserving juice. Add juice to a med sauce pan. Add in the stick of butter and brown sugar. Stir until it comes to a boil Add in the crushed pineapple and juice to make 1/2 cup. Bring to another boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Pour syrup over yams and top with raisins and pecans if you like. Bake in a 350 degrees oven for one hour. Baste occasionally with the juice.