Sweet Potato Bake

Honey and brown sugar are nice elements of this sweet potato pie recipe offered by Ozella Jordan of Whitfield County, Georgia.

8  medium sweet potatoes
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2 teaspoons orange rind
2 teaspoons margarine
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Cook sweet potatoes until tender. Poke with fork to check. Peel and cut into 1/2-inch slices. Arrange slices in a lightly greased 12 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish. Set aside.

Combine brown sugar and next eight ingredients into a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture begins to boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly until mixture is thick and bubbly. Pour over sweet potatoes, sprinkle with nuts. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours.

Remove dish from refrigerator and let stand 30 minutes. Uncover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Ease of Preparation: Moderate

Preparation Time: 15 min
refrigerate 8 hrs, let stand 30 min

Cook Time: 1 hr

Servings: 8

Recipe By: Joseph E. Dabney

From:  Smokehouse Ham, Spoon Bread, and Scuppernong Wine
Used with permission of Cumberland House Publishing