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Maple Candied Sweet Potatoes

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Total Time: 30

Yield: 6 servings

We love this recipe for Maple Candied Sweet Potatoes from 1939. We made a few minor tweaks for our new-century palates.

Ingredients:

  • 6 medium-size sweet potatoes, scrubbed, unpeeled
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup apple cider

Instructions:

Arrange oven rack in middle position and heat to 325°.
In a large pot over high heat, boil sweet potatoes, until nearly cooked through, about 20 minutes. Drain.
When cool enough to handle, peel and arrange potatoes in a single layer in a 13x9-inch baking pan.
In a medium-size saucepan over medium-high heat, bring maple syrup, butter, salt, and cider to a boil.
Pour over potatoes and bake in slow oven 1 hour, or until potatoes are glazed and syrup is of desired consistency.

Updated Monday, September 27th, 2010
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