Candied Yams and Apple

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by islandgirl77551

This is a candied yams recipe with a twist.

Top Review by ashleigh_k

We made this dish for Thanksgiving and it was amazing! I was unable to find the cane syrup at local grocery store, so we used maple syrup instead. Also, we used the orange juice instead of the lemon. My family now has a new holiday yam dish!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel, slice and boil yams for about 1/2 hour.
  2. Drain and reserve 1 1/2 cups liquid. Bring liquid to a boil, add sugar, cane syrup, spices, brandy and lemon.
  3. Reduce heat and cook about 5 minutes.
  4. Add fruits and simmer another 10 minutes.
  5. Add corn starch dissolved in a little water, cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Place yams in a baking dish and poor syrup over them.
  7. Bake until bubbling.
  8. Top with marshmallows, if desired, about 5 minutes before removing from oven.
  9. Sprinkle with pecans after removing from oven.

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