Candied Sweet Potatoes

2
Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

An easy to make, delicious dish for the holidays and any time you crave sweet potatoes. My mother made the best candied sweet potatoes, but she never gave me the recipe. This recipe is just as good as her recipe.
Photo adapted from Allrecipes.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 6
    sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and quartered or 1 (40 ounces) can sweet potatoes

How to Make Candied Sweet Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine the sugar, orange juice, butter and salt in a saucepan; bring to a boil and cook over low heat 5 minutes.
  2. Arrange the potatoes in a shallow baking dish; pour the syrup over them.
    Bake at 375 degrees for 30-45 minutes or until glazed, basting a few times.
  3. The longer it bakes, the more caramelized the potatoes become.

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About Candied Sweet Potatoes

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




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