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maple candied yams

Recipe by
Linda Kauppinen
Greenwood, FL

This is my Aunt Ginnys recipe for candied yams. It was always a hit during the holidays

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For maple candied yams

  • 6 lg
    yams, quartered or a lg can of yams
  • 1 stick
    real butter
  • 1 bottle
    pure maple syrup (the real deal)

How To Make maple candied yams

  • 1
    If using fresh yams, peel quarter and pre cook in pot of water.
  • 2
    Melt butter into frying pan.
  • 3
    Place yam pieces in butter and allow to simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Turn heat to low medium, enough to allow bubbling. Pour maple syrup over yams and cook for approximately another 10 minutes or more until you have a good coating on yams.
  • 5
    Pour syrup and yams in serving dish and serve with entree of choice. Enjoy!