Candies Yams

Mrs. Sidney Blanchet, Mrs. Ruth Drummond

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut in chunks
  • 1 tsp soda, dissolved
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 orange, thin sliced (if desired)
  • 2 or 3 Tbsp butter

Cover potatoes with warm water with soda. Let soak 10 minutes. Drain. combine sugar, water, salt and orange in saucepan. Bring to a boil and add potatoes. Cook until syrup is thick and potatoes are done. Add 2 or 3 tablespoons of butter.

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