Sunday, October 27, 2013

Sweet & Creamy Yams

 5-7 yams or sweet potatoes
 1/2 cup white and 1/2 cup brown sugar
 Pecans or walnuts (optional)
 2 eggs
 1/3 cup milk
 1 teaspoon vanilla
 1 teaspoon cinnamon
 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
 1/4 teaspoon allspice
 1/4 teaspoon  ginger

 Topping: 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup flour 1/2 cup chopped pecans 2 Tablespoon melted butter.

 Peel and slice the yams  about 1/2" thick

 Boil them in boiling salted water

 Once soft drain and mash sweet potatoes well and then add them into a baking dish.

Mash the sweet potatoes with the sugar, eggs, milk, vanilla, and spices until light and fluffy.

Bake, uncovered, about 20 minutes at 350

 Meanwhile, mix up the topping by combining the brown sugar, flour, and pecans.

After 20 minutes, take out the sweet potatoes, sprinkle the topping over them, drizzle the melted butter over the topping and pop back into the oven for 25 minutes.

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