Thursday, November 12, 2009

Yam and Apple Bake

Baked Yams and Apples


I had a friend request this recipe, I really love it;
This is a nice Thanksgiving/Christmas dish.
Sweet Yams and Tangy Apples baked in a sweet glaze with brown sugar. This is great; a perfect complement to your dinner.


Serves 12

Ingredients:

3 large Tart Apples peeled cut into slices
4 large yams
1 T cornstarch
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 Cup apple juice
1/3 cup orange juice concentrate
1 T lemon juice
1/2 t cinnamon
1/2 t allspice
1/8 to 1/4 cup sprinkled brown sugar (for later) and
2 Tbs butter cut up

1.Place yams in a large saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook 30 minutes or until tender but still firm, Drain, peel and cut into 1/3 inch thick slices. Or peel and slice before boiling.

2. Preheat oven to 375. Lightly grease a 9x13 pan or large deep casserole dish.

3. In a small saucepan over medium heat melt the butter, cornstarch and brown sugar; Mix in the orange juice, lemon juice, cinnamon, and allspice till warmed through and thickening.

4. Alternate layers of yams and apples in the baking dish, pour juice mixture over the layers

5. Cover and bake 1/2 hour. remove cover and sprinkle brown sugar and butter over the top; let melt in the oven, (10 minutes) if the apples are still tender/crisp (not too cooked). Remove and gently stir or baste to keep the food moist. Cover until serving.

Picture curtosy of Taste of Home - Recipe is mine :)

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