Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

For me yams are all butter, brown sugar and orange juice. Orange flavor is absolutely incredible with yams!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel, quarter lengthwise and cut potatoes crosswise into 1/4-inch thick slices.
  2. Combine the sweet potatoes, 1/2 t salt, sugar, and water in a large pot.
  3. Cover and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally until the potatoes fall apart when poked with a fork (45 - 60 minutes).
  4. Off the heat, mash the sweet potatoes in the saucepan with a potato masher or food mill. Stir in the melted butter, half-and-half, orange juice, and orange zest with a wooden spoon until incorporated.
  5. Season with additional orange juice, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and pepper to taste.