Delicious and comforting sweet yams coated in a rich caramel glaze.

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Delicious and comforting sweet yams coated in a rich caramel glaze.
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 09, 2024

This recipe brings back memories of home-cooked meals and family gatherings. The yams are tender, sweet, and caramelized to perfection, making them a perfect side dish for holiday feasts or everyday dinners. The caramel adds a rich and decadent touch that elevates the dish to a whole new level.


  • 4 large yams, peeled and sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a saucepan, melt the butter and brown sugar over medium heat until bubbling.
  3. Stir in the corn syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  4. Add the yam rounds to the saucepan and toss to coat.
  5. Transfer the yam mixture to a baking dish and cover with foil.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, then remove the foil and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes until the yams are tender and caramelized.
  7. Serve warm and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Yams are a great source of vitamin C and fiber, making them a nutritious choice for any meal.
  • Candied yams are a popular side dish in Southern cuisine, especially during the holiday season.
  • The caramel glaze adds a sweet and sticky coating to the yams, creating a mouthwatering dish that is sure to please everyone at the table.