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Candied Yams

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Course Vegetables and Casseroles


  • From Linda Hood
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 3/4 stick butter
  • 2 slices lemon or 2 tsp. Juice
  • 1 T. flour
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Peel and cut potatoes size of thick fries. Cover with sugar and salt. Sprinkle
  • cinnamon over sugar. Cover with pieces of butter. Twist slices of lemon over this
  • and place with potatoes. Sift flour evenly over potatoes. Add water to mixture so
  • it may be barely seen. Bake for 1 hour at 400 degrees or until sugar is thick.
  • Baste potatoes frequently wit syrup. Serves 4 - 6.


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