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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Candied Yams Or Sweet Potatoes


Candied Yams or Sweet Potato

2 cups water

2 cups fine granulated sugar

1 stick butter

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

8 small yams or sweet potatoes


Peel skin from yams and slice into 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick circles,place them in a pot add water and cook for 8 min.

Pour half water off cooked potato keeping them in pot add sugar,butter, lemon juice, nutmeg. return to boil cover pot and reduce heat to simmer. cook yams  for 35 minutes or until tender and candied.