Candied yams by Millie Peartree
4 large, or sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
Unpacked light brown sugar
Freshly grated nutmeg
¼ tsp, (but you can use ground if that's all you have)
- Preheat oven to 375℉. Coat a 9- X 13-inch casserole dish with nonstick spray. Place in an even layer in prepared dish.
- In a saucepan over medium heat, combine orange zest and juice, and sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves. Stir in maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Pour syrup evenly over yams.
- Cover dish tightly with aluminum foil. Bake for 45 minutes, basting with syrup from bottom of pan at least once. Uncover dish, baste with syrup again, and bake 20 minutes more. Serve hot.
- Serving size: 1/8th of pan