Vanilla Rum Sweet Potatoes

1
Lauren Perkins-Boyd

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Vanilla Rum Sweet Potatoes

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.

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About Vanilla Rum Sweet Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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