Sweet Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet Sweet Potatoes


This is a wonderful recipe that goes back years, the addition of orange juice seems to bring out the flavour --- to save time you can even cook the potatoes a day ahead, and this may easily be doubled or even tripled to serve a large dinner party --- this is so delicious! :)

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 17 Min

Total Time : 27 Min


Serves : 4
  • 4 sweet potatoes

  • 1⁄4 brown sugar

  • 1⁄2 cinnamon

  • 1⁄2 salt

  • 1⁄2 cup unsweetened orange juice

  • 4 butter

  • 1 mini marshmallows


  • Set oven to 425°F.
  • Butter a medium-size baking dish.
  • In a saucepan cook sweet potatoes in boiling water for about 8-10 minutes, or until just firm-tender; drain well and transfer to baking dish.
  • Mix together brown sugar, cinnamon and salt in a small bowl or cup.
  • Sprinkle the potatoes with the brown sugar mixture and toss gently to coat.
  • Drizzle with orange juice.
  • Dot with butter all over.
  • Bake uncovered for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with marshmallows.
  • Return to oven and bake for another 2 minutes longer, or until marshmallow are puffed and golden coloured.
  • Delicious!