Yam Recipes

Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

Enjoy sweet potato pie without all the guilt with this great tasting Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie recipe!

Ingredients:Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

  • 1 cup (from a 15 oz. can) Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes, drained
  • 1 large banana
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Combine Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes, banana, almond milk and cinnamon in a blender or smoothie/drink maker, and blend until smooth. Blend with ice or serve over ice, if desired.

*A low calorie sweetener can be added to the smoothie mixture.

Yield: 2 smoothies

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Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake

Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze recipe by competitive cook and recipe developer Michaela Rosenthal.

Cake ingredients:Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake

  • 1 (16.5 oz.) box Devil’s Food Cake Mix
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup syrup from Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup (pureed) Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 tbs. mayonnaise

Glaze ingredients:

  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp. butter
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Cake directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 12 cup bundt cake pan; set aside.
  3. Blend cake mix, eggs, water, Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes syrup and oil in a large bowl until moistened. Mix in yams and mayonnaise and beat for 2 minutes until well combined.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 40 minutes.
  5. Allow cake to sit for 5 minutes then invert onto a wire rack.

Glaze directions:

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sweetened condensed milk, chocolate chips and butter.
  2. Cook, stirring constantly, until the chips are just melted and the mixture is smooth.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla.
  4. Cool slightly before drizzling over a cake.
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Spicy Candied Yams

Spicy Candied Yams has been tested by competitive cook and recipe developer Michaela Rosenthal.

Ingredients:Spicy Candied Yams

  • 3 (16 oz.) cans Bruce’s Yams Whole Sweet Potatoes in Syrup (syrup drained and 3/4 cup reserved)
  • 2 large apples; cored and sliced
  • 1 small lemon; sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. grated orange peel (zest)
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel (zest)
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 whole cinnamon sticks, broken in half

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut Bruce’s Yams Whole Sweet Potatoes in quarters and arrange in (3 quart) a baking dish. Arrange apple and lemon slices between the sweet potatoes; set aside.
  3. In a saucepan, combine the reserved 3/4 cup syrup, butter, brown sugar, orange and lemon peel, nutmeg, salt and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove cinnamon sticks and pour syrup over sweet potatoes and fruit. Bake for 30 minutes.

Yield: 8 servings.

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Yam Mallow

Yam Mallow has been tested by competitive cook and recipe developer Michaela Rosenthal.

Ingredients:Yam Mallow

  • 2 (16 oz.) cans Bruce’s Yams Whole Sweet Potatoes in Syrup, drained
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup large marshmallows

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix salt and brown sugar.
  3. Combine drained can of Bruce’s Yams Whole Sweet Potatoes, brown sugar mixture and butter or margarine in a large mixing bowl, then transfer to a casserole dish. Bake uncovered for 30-40 minutes until glazed.
  4. Remove from oven and place marshmallows side by side on top of the casserole. Bake until golden brown.
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Fried Onions, Potatoes & Sweets

Fried Onions, Potatoes & Sweets recipe by competitive cook and recipe developer Michaela Rosenthal.

Ingredients:Fried Onions, Potatoes & Sweets

  • 4 tbs. butter
  • 1 small yellow onion; diced
  • 6 par-boiled red potatoes; sliced thick
  • 1 (15 oz.) can Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes; drained and warmed
  • 1 tbs. freshly chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Melt 4 tbs. butter in a large, heavy skillet. Add onion and sliced red potatoes.
  2. Fry onion and sliced red potatoes, turning with a spatula frequently. Cook until onion is fragrant and the potatoes are cooked through.
  3. Stir in Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes and parsley.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.

Yield: 6 servings

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