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Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Candied Sweet Potatoes RecipeThere are many versions of candied sweet potatoes, this recipe brushes them with a combination of butter, brown sugar and cinnamon, pops them in the oven to roast until tender. 


4lbs Sweet Potatoes

2 Tbsp Butter

1 cup Brown Sugar, packed

1 tsp Salt

1Tbsp Cinnamon

½ cup Water

Pre-heat oven to 400-degrees


1. Peel and slice potatoes 1-inch thick

2. Rinse potatoes and dry with a tea towel

3. Grease a shallow baking dish; put potatoes in dish

4. Place pan in pre-heated 400-degree oven for 30 minutes

5. In the meantime, in a saucepan melt butter and stir in brown sugar, salt and cinnamon and water

6. Stir mixture until it become a light syrup; remove from heat

7. Pour syrup over the potatoes and roast until tender

There are lots of other Afro-Caribbean recipes in the Afro-Caribbean Food Yorkshire Facebook Group


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