Brandied Yams

         Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Alcohol, Potatoes, Holidays

5 lg Sweet Potato; abt. 4 1/4 -lbs. 1/4 c Sugar 1/4 c Brandy; or more to taste 3 tb Butter Or Margarine; melted 1 ts Salt 1/2 ts Nutmeg 1/2 ts Ginger 1/8 ts Pepper 1 tb Butter Or Margarine; melted 1 tb Orange Rind; grated ----------------------------------GARNISH---------------------------------- Orange Slices Oven 350? Cook sweet potatoes in boiling water to cover 45 minutes or until tender; cool to touch. Peel and mash. Stir in sugar and next 6 ingredients; spoon mixture into a lightly greased 11 x 7 x 1 1/2-inch baking dish. Brush top with 1 tbs. melted butter; sprinkle with orange rind. Bake at 350? for 25 to 30 minutes. Garnish if desired. Yield: 8 servings. Recipe By : Southern Living--Phyllis Taylor