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candied sweet potatoes, with easy diabetic version

(1 rating)
Recipe by
LoriAnn Poland
Martinsville, VA

This is one of those recipes that is simple and easy ... but shhhh! Don't tell anyone ... let them think what they will!

(1 rating)
yield 10 to 12 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For candied sweet potatoes, with easy diabetic version

  • 8 md
    sweet potatoes, fresh
  • GLAZE :
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/3 c
    fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make candied sweet potatoes, with easy diabetic version

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a shallow casserole dish with non stick spray, set aside.
  • 2
    In a covered pan, steam the potatoes in a small amount of water, just until the skins can easily be removed. Peel and cut in halves or quarters; set aside.
  • 3
    To make the GLAZE : Combine the brown sugar, orange juice and butter in a saucepan and cook over medium heat for 5 to 8 minutes until clear. Place potatoes in a prepared (non stick spray) casserole dish, then pour glaze over all and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Baste Potatoes every 15 to 20 minutes.
  • 4
    HINT FOR SUGAR FREE VERSION: Skip the above glaze recipe and use any sugar free maple syrup found at your super market. Sprinkle potatoes with fresh squeezed orange juice and pour the syrup over the potatoes. Bake as you would the other.

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