Southern Baked Candied Yams

Southern Baked Candied Yams

“These Melt In Your Mouth Candied Yams Have Just The Right Amount Of Sweetness With The Perfect Hint Of Spice To Keep Your Palette Craving For More!!!”

 


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Southern Baked Candied Yams

These Melt In Your Mouth Southern Baked Candied Yams Have Just The Right Amount Of Sweetness With The Perfect Hint Of Spice To Keep Your Palette Craving For More!!!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword Southern Baked Candied Yams

Ingredients

  • Ingredients Needed
  • 5 medium sized sweet yams peeled, washed, cut into pieces
  • 7 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preparation
  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Using low-medium heat add butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar to deep skillet. Quickly stir to combine the butter and sugar.
  • Add nutmeg, ground cinnamon, allspice, ground ginger and pure vanilla extract. Continue stirring to incorporate all ingredients.
  • Allow candied mixture to come to a slow simmer, before turning the stove top off.
  • Remove candied yam mixture and pour onto yams (sweet potatoes).
  • Cover with aluminum foil. Place into preheated 350°F oven and allow to bake for about 35 -40 minutes on each side.
  • Uncover and rotate yams to allow even baking and candied syrup distribution.
  • After a total of about 1 hour to 1hour 15 minutes. Be sure to check on yams to test desired tenderness.
  • Enjoy!!!