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Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (88 Votes)
Florence Mama's Candied Yams 1 Picture
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Servings 12
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 50

  • 3-pounds sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and sliced crosswise in 1/4-inch thick rounds
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, 2 sticks
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

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Freshly sliced orange gives this candied yam recipe a citrusy twist to this traditional winter recipe

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The Best Ever Candied Yams definitely live up to their name and are guaranteed to make your holiday table shine wit...

  • 6 medium sized yams, peeled and sliced
  • 1 stick butter
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
4.4/5 (36 Votes)

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Brush the yams clean with a vegetable brush

  • 3-4 Yams, rushed clean and quartered
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons marshmallow fudge
5/5 (5 Votes)

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Great at Christmas!

  • 6 lg. yams or sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 c. orange juice
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • Salt
  • 1/4 c. chopped pecans
4/5 (1 Votes)

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We updated the Southern staple candied yams recipe so that it can be cooked in a slow cooker

  • Optional:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. of each. Cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger.
4.4/5 (16 Votes)

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Adapted recipe by beelittlefood

  • 500 g chicken
  • 750 ml light coconut milk
  • 4 slices medium-thick ginger root
  • 3 stalks lemongrass
  • 5 kafir lime leaves
  • 4 Indonesian bay leaves (daun salam)
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp
  • 4-5 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Opor ayam spice paste
  • 6 shallots
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon white peppercorns
  • 3 candlenuts
  • salt and sugar to taste
  • Garnishes
  • Kaffir lime leaves
  • Fried shallots (mine is store bought fried shallots)
5/5 (5 Votes)

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Mix all ingredients, except topping, together

  • 3 cups yams, cooked, peeled, and mashed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp flour
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp half & half (or whipping cream)
  • Topping (see below)
  • Topping
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • Mix ingredients together. Crumble.
5/5 (3 Votes)

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1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced crosswise in 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter*
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
4.5/5 (39 Votes)

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Boil sweet potatoes in salted water until just tender, drain

  • 4 sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and chunked
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Pre heat oven to 350. Mix everything except marhmellows in a bowl to combine

  • 1 cup firlmy packed brown sugar
  • 5 TBS OJ
  • 2 TBS groung cinnamon
  • 2 TSP vanilla
  • 4 cups sweet potatos (peeled and cut into chunks)
  • 1 bag mini marshmellows
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Make some candied yams with sweet potatoes

  • 6-8 medium sized sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 to 3 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or to taste
  • 1 cup melted butter, plus 2 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1-1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup pecan chips
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Slice yams and apples and set aside

  • 6-8 Yams (fresh or canned in light syrup)
  • 6-8 Cooking Apples, peeled
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Corn Starch
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 Cups Boiling Water
  • 1/2 Cup Margarine
  • Cinnamon to taste
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 325 degrees F

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 large (40-ounce) cans large yams or sweet potatoes, drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar marshmallow topping
  • Directions
5/5 (1 Votes)

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1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans yams or 2 (15 ounce) cans sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoonmargarine
  • 5 1/4 ouncesminiature marshmallows (more or less to taste)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cupbrown sugar
  • 1 teaspooncinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoonnutmeg
5/5 (1 Votes)

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