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At Christmas time, or any time that the family gathers together, this recipe fits right in. This is a quick and easy recipe that adds a nice touch to your special occasions







Candied Sweet Potatoes



2 1/2 lb. Sweet potatoes
2 tbs. Butter
4 tbs. Brown sugar
3/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup rum
Pinch grated nutmeg
1/4 cup golden raisins


Boil the sweet potatoes for 20-30 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool under running water. Peel and slice the potatoes into 1/4" thick slices. In a greased oven proof dish layer the potatoes. Mix the rum, orange juice, sugar and raisins then pour over the potatoes. Sprinkle on the nutmeg, dot with butter and bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.

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All recipes shown here are taken from the book "Treasures of My Caribbean Kitchen by Anne-Marie Whittaker. All information is copywrited and may not be used for other than personal use, without permission.