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Candied Yams-Citrus and Spice

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Category: Potatoes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Sugar
  • 3/4 c Water
  • 3 tb Butter or margarine
  • 1/2 ts Grated orange rind
  • 1/2 ts Grated lemon rind
  • 3 Sticks cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Nutmeg
  • 6 md Louisiana yams; fresh or
  • -canned, cooked, peeled &
  • -halved
  • 6 Lemon slices
  • 1 sm Apple; cored & sliced


Combine sugar, water, butter or margarine, rinds, cinnamon and nutmeg. Heat
to boiling point over medium heat; cook 5 minutes. Meanwhile, arrange yams,
lemon slices and apple in a 1 1/2-quart casserole. Pour syrup mixture over
other ingredients. Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) for 30 minutes,
basting occasionally with syrup.

NOTES : This booklet was prepared by the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.

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