Orange Praline Yams

Orange Praline Yams

Two 2-lb 8 oz, cans of yams, drained, or 4 lbs. cooked, peeled fresh

2/3 cup orange juice

1 tablespoon grated orange rind

5 tablespoon, brandy or rum

2 teaspoons salt

freshly ground pepper to taste

1 teaspoon ground ginger

4 tablespoons butter, melted

1/3 cup light or golden brown sugar, packed

3 egg yolks

Beat yams till smooth. Add rest of ingredients and beat till smooth.

Place in greased casserole and smooth top.

Praline Topping:

2/3 cup light or golden brown sugar

1 stick butter, melted

1 cup chopped pecans

1 teaspoon cinnamon

Mix and spread evenly over top of casserole.

Bake 350° F. for 45-50 minutes till golden brown and bubbly.

A single recipe makes 8 to 12 servings, depending on the amount of other foods being served.


Use a 12″ shallow quiche dish.

The night before, make sweet potato part.

Recipe may be doubled or tripled, but do not make in a deeper dish or the ratio between potatoes and topping will be off.

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