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Candied Yams

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Candied Yams has a different taste. Candied Yams gets its taste from yam mixed with sugar and flavored with cinnamon. Candied Yams is inspired by many chefs around the world.
  Yams 6 Large
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Pound

Boil 6 large yams, let cool, peel and slice them.
Place in a baking pan.
Distribute 1 cup of sugar over them and sift cinnamon over them.
Put small pieces of butter here and there over the top and add 1 pint water.
Bake in a 350° oven until brown 40 to 50 minutes.
The water, sugar, and butter will form a thick sirup for the potatoes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South American
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3716 Calories from Fat 834

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 95 g146.3%

Saturated Fat 58.9 g294.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 243.8 mg81.3%

Sodium 174.7 mg7.3%

Total Carbohydrates 704 g234.5%

Dietary Fiber 74.9 g299.4%

Sugars 208.9 g

Protein 29 g57.2%

Vitamin A 106.5% Vitamin C 513.1%

Calcium 35.5% Iron 55.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Candied Yams Recipe