Candied Sweet Potatoes

Total Time:
1 hr 25 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
1 hr 15 min

Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients
  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup peach liqueur, like Schnapps
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 orange, sliced
Directions

Peel and slice sweet potatoes. Put in a large pot of lightly salted water. Bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes, drain and cool. Put sweet potatoes into a 2 quart casserole, dot with the butter. Mix sugar with next 8 ingredients and mix well. Sprinkle over sweet potatoes. Pour orange juice and lemon juice over sweet potatoes. Cover with the sliced oranges. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour.


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