Elaine's Pineapple Yams

Elaine's Pineapple Yams Recipe

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Chris L.




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20 Min
5 Hr 40 Min


  • 1 can(s)
    40 oz. canned princella yams, save juice (other yams are too mushy)
  • 1 can(s)
    8 oz. pineapple chunks, save juice
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    each: cinnamon, nutmeg & salt
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar

How to Make Elaine's Pineapple Yams


  1. Melt 4 TBS butter in large sauce pan. Add cornstarch and whisk together.
  2. Using ALL of the pineapple juice, and some of the yam juice, to make 1 cup of liquid total, add to butter / cornstarch mixture.
  3. Whisk to blend.
  4. Blend spices with brown sugar (to prevent lumps). Add to roux in pan. Cook until thick and bubbly.
  5. Place yams and pineapple in large baking dish.
  6. Pour brown sugar sauce over yams. Bake 40 min. at 350 degrees. (Or warm slowly on stove top.)
  7. Just before serving, add mini marshmallows on top and carefully bake / broil until golden.

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About Elaine's Pineapple Yams

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom

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