Citrus Candied Sweet Potatoes

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • If using fresh sweet potatoes, slice in 1 1/4 inch slices, place in saucepan, cover with water and cook for 15 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.
  • Drain the potatoes and when cool enough to handle, remove the peel and place in a 2-quart casserole dish that has been lighly oiled or sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
  • If using canned potatoes drain the potatoes and arrange in 2-quart casserole that has been prepared as indicated above.
  • In a medium bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch; add orange juice, lemon juice, butter, vanilla and orange zest.
  • Pour over potatoes and bake 50 to 60 minutes, basting occasionally with the sauce.
  • These potatoes can be prepared ahead, refrigerated and baked the next day.
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