Yam Recipes

Sweet Potato Bread

Sweet Potato Bread

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 cans (15oz) Bruce’s Yams®, drained
  • 1-1/4 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup pecans

Directions:

  1. Combine sugar and oil; beat well. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture alternately with water. Stir in Bruce’s Yams® and chopped nuts
  2. Pour batter into greased 9×5 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
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Bruce’s Yams Cupcakes With Vanilla Icing

Ingredients:

Bruce’s Yams Cupcakes With Vanilla Icing

Bruce’s Yams Cupcakes With Vanilla Icing

  • 1 can (15 oz) Bruce’s Yams® Cut Sweet Potatoes in Syrup
  • 1 box (18.25 oz) Yellow cake mix
  • 2 Tbs. Vegetable oil
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tsp. Ground cinnamon
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 cups Creamy vanilla icing

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, cinnamon, sweet potatoes, eggs, oil and water.
  3. Mix until well blended.
  4. Transfer batter into cupcake lined tins and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the center bounces back to the touch.
  5. Let cool and apply icing.
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Sweet Potato and Jalapeño Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 Can Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes (112 ounces)

    Bruce's Yams Sweet Potato And Jalapeño Soup

    Bruce’s Yams Sweet Potato And Jalapeño Soup

  • 4 Slices of Bacon, Diced
  • 7 Diced Jalapeños (seeds removed)
  • 1/2 Pound Diced Onion
  • 1/4 Pound Diced Carrots
  • 1/4 Pound Diced Celery
  • 2 Cloves Minced Garlic
  • 2 1/2 Quarts Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 Cup Cream
  • Cajun Shake – to taste
  • LA Gold Green Sauce – to taste

Directions:

  1. In a 5 quart stock pot, render the bacon for 10 minutes on medium heat, remove bacon and then add diced vegetables and sauté for 15 minutes on medium heat.
  2. After vegetables are sautéed add the sweet potato mash and chicken stock.
  3. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  4. To finish the soup remove from heat and blend with stick blender until velvety smooth, add cream and season to taste with Cajun Shake and LA Gold green sauce.
  5. Garnish with slice green onions and rendered bacon.
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Bruce’s Yams Sweet Potato Flan

BrucesYamsSweetPotatoFlan

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 (15-oz.) can Bruce’s Yams® Sweet Potatoes, drained and mashed
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 (12-oz.) can fat free evaporated milk
  • 1 (14-oz.) can fat free sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 Tbl vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Place sugar in a heavy saucepan.
  3. Cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes.
  4. Immediately pour into a 9-inch round cake pan coated with nonstick cooking spray, tipping pan quickly until caramelized sugar coats bottom of pan.
  5. In food processor or mixer, mix together sweet potatoes, cinnamon, nutmeg, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, egg whites and vanilla until blended.
  6. Pour into prepared pan.
  7. Place in baking dish large enough to hold the 9-inch round pan and add hot water to dish until one inch deep.
  8. Carefully place in oven and bake for one hour to one hour 15 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Remove pan from water, cool pan completely on a wire rack.
  10. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  11. Loosen edge of flan with a knife and invert flan on larger serving plate.
  12. Pour the remaining caramelized syrup over the flan.

Serves 8 to 10.

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Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

Bruce's Yams Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

Bruce’s Yams Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 Tbs. butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 (29 oz) can Bruce’s Yams® Sweet Potatoes in Syrup, drained
  • 1 Tbs. bourbon (optional)

Cooking Instructions:

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine both sugars and water. Over moderately high heat, cook until sugar is completely melted and the mixture begins to boil, occasionally stirring.
  2. Add butter and vanilla, return to a boil.
  3. If you are using bourbon, remove the above mixture from heat and add the bourbon. *IMPORTANT: BE CAREFUL, ALCOHOL IS FLAMMABLE*.
  4. Return the mixture to the heat in order to allow the alcohol to burn off.
  5. Reduce heat and add drained Bruce’s Yams® Sweet Potatoes, gently turning to coat evenly.  Allow to simmer slowly for 5 to 10 minutes while turning occasionally.
  6. Remove from heat and serve.

Yields 6-8 Servings

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