Yerba Buena Fancy Yams Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCourse
Main Ingredient


 Yams2 Pound (4 medium)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Light corn syrup1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chocolate1 Tablespoon
 Chocolate1 Tablespoon, ground
 Pumpkin pie spice1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Grand marnier/Brandy3 Tablespoon
 Pecan halves1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2448 Calories from Fat 692

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 80 g123.4%

Saturated Fat 36.7 g183.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg

Sodium 2136.1 mg89%

Total Carbohydrates 419 g139.6%

Dietary Fiber 42.5 g169.8%

Sugars 68 g

Protein 19 g37.5%

Vitamin A 53.6% Vitamin C 260.1%

Calcium 24% Iron 39.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Peel yams; cut into 1-inch slices, in large skillet, brown yams in melted butter; sprinkle with salt while cooking.
Blend corn syrup with Ground Chocolate, pumpkin pie spice and Grand Marnier; pour over yams.
Sprinkle with nuts.
Simmer, covered, 30 minutes.