Christopher’s Candied Yams

  • 1 Large Bottle of Burbon
  • 12 oz. Maple Syrup
  • 1 fresh Lemon squeezed
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar (packed)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground fresh Ginger Root
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla
  • 1/2 stick Butter
  • 6 regular sized Sweet Potatoes (cubes)
  • 1 cup of Honey – drizzle on top the last hour of simmering


  • Cube six sweet potatoes (do not put in water)
  • Do not ever stir this recipe – just simmer
  • Pineapple can be added or pineapple juice if you want
  • Put all ingredients together in a big pot (except the honey) and let it simmer for most of the day.
  • It is ready when it starts to thicken and the sweet potatoes are tender.
  • Add the honey by drizzling it on top during the last hour of cooking
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