Baked Sweet Potatoes in Orange Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Prepare and butter a shallow 3-quart baking dish.
  • Arrange the potato slices overlapping in rows in the baking dish; set aside.
  • In a small saucepan combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  • Stir in orange juice until well blended; bring to a boil, and cook stirring constantly for about 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and add in butter, and orange peel, and mix until butter has melted.
  • Pour over the sweet potatoes in the baking dish (at this point you can cover and set aside until ready to bake later on).
  • Set oven to 375 degrees.
  • Bake covered for about 45-50 minutes.
  • Uncover and baste with sauce, then bake (uncovered) for another 15-20 minutes, or until the potato slices are cooked to desied tenderness (this might take more than 20 minutes).
  • When serving, arrange the orange slices around the dish if desired.
  • Delicious!