Baked Sweet Yams in Pineapple Juice

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by shygirl

If you love eating yams, this is a version you will enjoy! I serve this every time we have a get together with friends and they really rave about this!

Top Review by YungB

Very good and very rich dish. I didn't have a heart to feed my family 4 cups of sugar and 1/2 cup of butter. So, I cut back to 2 cups of sugar and 1/4 cup of butter. The dish still came out delicious and everyone loves it. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 lbs sweet yams, orange variety preferred
  • 34 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 14-12 cup butter
  • 2 -4 cups sugar, depending on your taste (start with 2 cups)


  1. Peel and cut yams. cut to diagonal slices about 1/4 inch slices.
  2. Boil pineapple juice and sugar till syrupy.
  3. Add yams and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove yams and transfer to 13x9 pan.
  5. Arrange slices to nice galette design, overlapping each pieces.
  6. Meanwhile, add butter to the pineapple syrup, let simmer till fully incorporated.
  7. Pour on the yam slices.
  8. Bake in pre heated 350 oven till tender about 30 minutes.
  9. This will be thickened and gooey.
  10. Serve warm.
  11. Delicious!

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