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Souffle Yams In Orange Shells

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Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes/Yams / 1 can of 40 ounce, yams in syrup, drained 4 Pound (Use 6 Large)
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Navel oranges 5 Large
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
  Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Wash yams. Place in large saucepan; cover with boiling water; add salt.
2. Bring to boiling; reduce heat, and simmer, covered, 35 to 40 minutes, or until tender.
3. Drain yams; let cool. Peel and slice. (If using canned yams, omit Steps 1 and 2.)
4. Cut oranges in half, and squeeze juice; save juice. Reserve shells for serving.
5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
6. In large bowl, combine yams, sugar, butter and vanilla. Mash with potato masher, or beat with portable electric mixer, until smooth.
7. Add enough orange juice (about 1/2 cup) to make a light mixture (not runny); stir in raisins.
8. Mound high in reserved orange shells (3/4 cup per serving). Swirl tops with fork. Place in baking pan.
9. Bake 30 minutes, or until hot. (If desired, place marshmallows on top, and place under broiler, 6 inches from heat, just until marshmallows are lightly browned.)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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