ORANGE PRALINE YAMSUser Submitted Recipe
Two 2 pound 8 ounce cans yams, drained
2/3 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
5 tablespoons brandy
2 teaspoons salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste
I teaspoon ground ginger
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, melted
1/3 cup light or golden brown sugar, packed
3 egg yolks
2/3 cup light or golden brown sugar, packed
1/4 pound (1 stick) butter, melted
1 cup chopped pecans (about 4 ounces)
I teaspoon ground cinnamon
In mixing bowl with electric mixer, beat yams until smooth. Mix in remaining yam casserole ingredients, beating until mixture is light and fluffy. Butter a shallow 2 quart casserole (7 by 11 inches). Pour in yam mixture, smoothing top evenly.
Make praline topping by mixing all ingredients together in small bowl. Spread evenly over yams.
*May be refrigerated covered overnight.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes, or until golden brown and bubbly. Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes before serving.