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Candied Sweet Potato with Coconut    Veg  HT  ACC  65mins

 

Serves 4    Hot Vegetarian Vegetables Accompaniment   Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless

 

Ingredients

2 Sweet Potatoes

50g/2oz Brown sugar

120ml/4fl.oz. Hot water

Salt

3 tbsp Butter, melted

25g/1oz Freshly grated Coconut

 

Instructions

 

1. Place the whole sweet potatoes in a large pan of water, bring to the boil and cook for 20-30 minutes (depending on the thickness) or until nearly tender.

 

2. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F Gas Mark 4 and grease a shallow baking tin.

 

3. Drain the potatoes, peel, halve lengthways, then cut into thick slices. Arrange in the greased tin.

 

4. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, water, salt, and butter then pour over yams. Bake for 15 minutes, basting occasionally.

 

5. Sprinkle top with coconut then continue to bake for a further 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

 

 

 

 

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Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

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