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Creole Candied Yams


  • 1 (30 ounce) can whole yams
  • 1/4 cup seedless raisins
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons pareve margarine
  • 1 apple, cored and sliced
  • 2 peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

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  1. Remove yams and place in casserole dish. Pour liquid from yams into bowl.
  2. Add granulated sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon, and mix until dissolved. Pour over yams.
  3. Mix fruit together; add to yams and liquid. Dot with margarine.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F for about 45 minutes or until syrup has thickened slightly and yams look glazed.

Yield: 4 servings

Variation: Substitute oranges for peaches.