Candied Sweet Potatoes With Orange Slices

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Orange Slices

Want to add a twist to your traditional candied sweet potatoes? Here is a great one out of my moms recipe collections.

This is so yummy it will knock your guests socks off πŸ™‚

**Orange rind on top adds a festive decoration and extra taste.


Candied Sweet Potatoes With Orange Slices

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size: Family of 8


  • 5 Medium Sweet Potatoes
  • 3 Medium Oranges
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 3 Tbs. Margarine
  • 1/2 Tsp. Salt
  • 1 Grated Orange Rind ( from 1 of the medium oranges)


  1. Steam potatoes or boil until tender
  2. Peel and cut into halves lengthwise
  3. Arrange potatoes in a shallow pan
  4. Grate rind of 1 medium orange, set aside rind for at the end
  5. Peel and slice oranges into slices
  6. Combine brown sugar, water, margarine and salt, heat to boiling
  7. Pour syrup over potatoes
  8. Add orange slices and rind
  9. Serve as is


No baking necessary

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