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Candied Yams In Orange Cups

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Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes 4
  Oranges 3 , halved
  Orange curacao/Any orange flavored liqueur 3 Ounce
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Powdered cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. With a sharp knife, slice off 1/2 inch off the top of each orange.
2. Use a teaspoon to scoop out the pulp of each orange reserving for another use like making juice.
3. Clean out the piths and fibers from the orange shells. Keep aside.
4. Preheat the oven to 375 degree F

MAKING
5. Place the sweet potatoes in a roasting pan.
6. Place in the preheated oven and bake them for 30 to 40 minutes or until fork tender.
7. Remove from the oven and let cool until easy to handle.
8. While still warm, pare them and remove the flesh into a bowl.
9. Add orange Curacao, butter, cinnamon and seasonings to the sweet potato.
10. With a wooden spoon or a fork, beat thoroughly until mashed and fluffy.
11. Spoon the mixture into the orange shells.

SERVING
12. Serve the sweet potato mash in orange shells, warm or cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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