Honey Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Here’s a candied sweet potatoes recipe that utilizes honey as the only sweetener.

This recipe is from a cookbook that was published in 1920.

What You’ll Need:

  • 3/4 cup of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of shortening
  • 1/4 teaspoon of mace
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 6 sweet potatoes, boiled and peeled

Recipe for Candied Sweet Potatoes Instructions:

  1. Boil and peel 6 sweet potatoes.
  2. Mix the honey, shortening, mace and cinnamon in a large frying pan, bring to a boil and cook until the mixture thickens.
  3. Place the sweet potatoes along with 4 tablespoons of water in the honey syrup and turn them frequently, coating them well with the syrup.
  4. Cook the potatoes under low heat for 20 minutes.

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