Recipe courtesy of James Rosebud

Candied Sweet Potatoes

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  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 15 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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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


  1. 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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