Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
Found in the Talk About Good cookbook from the Junior Leauge of Lafayette,Louisiana.Posted in response to a request.
- 2 large sweet potatoes
- warm water
- 1 tablespoon baking soda
- 3⁄4 cup granulated sugar
- 1⁄2 cup water
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 orange, sliced thin
- Let potatoes soak in water and soda for 10 min then drain in collander.
- In saucepan combine sugar water,salt, and orange slices.
- Bring to a boil then add raw potatoes and cook until syrup is thick and potatoes are done.
- When ready to serve add 2-3 tablespoons of butter.