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Baby Yams with Honey Apple Syrup

Sue Lau
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 4


  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh baby yams or sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Prick potatoes with a fork, small knife or icepick and place on foil in a baking pan.
  • Roast potatoes for 60 minutes or until fork-tender.
  • While yams are roasting, place cider, honey, lemon juice, butter, vanilla and ginger in a saucepan, whisking to blend.
  • Simmer syrup over low heat until reduced to half the original quantity (you should end with about half cup and it should be syrupy).
  • Peel yams and place in a small baking dish.
  • Pour syrup over yams and bake ten minutes more.
  • Then sprinkle with marshmallows if you like those and place under the broiler until toasted and lightly browned.


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