Baked Candied Yams -Soul Food Style!

November 20, 2020

Baked Candied Yams - Soul Food Style

Candied yams are a huge part of southern cuisine. Check out how easy it is to make these soul food yams today!

Cuisine comfort food, Southern/Soul Food,


Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 hour

Servings 6 Ingredients

5 medium-sized yams

8 tbsp salted butter

l tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp ground clove 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar

1 tbsp pure vanilla extract not imitation


I. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

2. Wash the yams.

3. Peel, then chop the yams ( make sure

that they are about 1/2 inch thick.)

4. Place the yams into a 9xl3 bake dish.

5. Place the butter into a medium-sized pot, then melt it over medium heat.

6. Once the butter is melted, sprinkle in the white & brown sugar, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground gin­ ger, and ground clove.

7. Turn the stove off, mix the ingredients, then add in the vanilla extract.

8. Pour the candied mixture over the yams, and try to coat all the yams with the candied mixture.

9. Next, cover the bake dish with foil, then bake the yams in the oven for 30 minutes.

10. Remove the yams from the oven, and baste them with

the candied mixture.

l1. Cover the yams, and bake them for another 15-20 minutes.

12. Remove the yams from the oven, and let them sit for about IO minutes before serving.