Baked Candied Sweet Potatoes
|Sweet potatoes/Yams||4 1⁄2 Pound|
|Unsalted butter||10 Tablespoon (At Room Temperature)|
|Apple cider||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Packed light brown sugar||9 Tablespoon (1/2 Cup Plus 1 Tablespoon)|
|Cinnamon stick||1 Small|
|Freshly ground pepper||To Taste|
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Bake the sweet potatoes until tender, about 1 hour.
Peel and slice into 1/2- to 3/4-inch slices.
Arrange in a casserole greased with 1 tablespoon of the butter.
Combine the cider, orange juice, brown sugar, cinnamon, and allspice in a saucepan and boil for 10 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper.
Remove the cinnamon and allspice.
Whisk in the remaining 9 tablespoons butter.
Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes.
Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, or until heated through.