Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 40 mins
Total time: 50 mins
For me this recipe is so easy I can do it with my eyes closed, and it only takes about 40 minutes in the oven!
  • 4lbs Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1Tbsp Cinnamon
  • ½ cup Water
  • Pre-heat oven to 400-degrees
  1. Peel and slice potatoes 1-inch thick
  2. Rinse potatoes and dry with a tea towel
  3. Grease a shallow baking dish; put potatoes in dish
  4. Place pan in pre-heated 400-degree oven for 30 minutes
  5. In the meantime, in a saucepan melt butter and stir in brown sugar, salt and cinnamon and water
  6. Stir mixture until it become a light syrup; remove from heat
  7. Pour syrup over the potatoes and roast until tender
Recipe by Cook Like a Jamaican at