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Pineapple Yam Bake

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Ingredients
  Yams 1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and sliced 1-inch thick (3 Medium Pieces)
  Yams 1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and sliced 1 inch thick (3 Medium Size)
  Crushed pineapple in juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), drained
  Pure maple syrup 4 Tablespoon (3 Tablespoons + 1 Tablespoon)
  Maple syrup 4 Tablespoon (3 Tablespoons Plus 1 Tablespoon)
  Egg whites 2
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees Farhenheit.

MAKING
2. In a heavy bottom pan or casserole, bring water to boil and add yams. Allow yam to cook for 25-30 minutes till soft and tender.
3. Drain excess water and mash the yam into a smooth consistency.
4. Add the crushed and drained pineappe as well as 3 tablespoons of maple syrup to the mashed yam. Mix and incorporate well.
5. Add the Pineapple-yam mixture to a non-stick baking square (8 inches) or a round cake pan (9 inch diameter).
6. In a medium bowl, using s handheld electric whisk, beat the egg whites into soft peaks. Add 1 tablespoon of maple syrup and beat until still.
7. Using a spatula, evenly spread the egg white-maple mixture on top of the yam mixture until a golden coat is formed on top.
8. Bake in the oven at 400 Degrees Farenheit for 8-10 minuites.

SERVING
9. Serve as a tea time dessert over a hot pot of tea or coffee

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Yam
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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