Two 2-lb 8 oz, cans of yams, drained, or 4 lbs. cooked, peeled fresh
2/3 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
5 tablespoon, brandy or rum
2 teaspoons salt
freshly ground pepper to taste
1 teaspoon ground ginger
4 tablespoons butter, melted
1/3 cup light or golden brown sugar, packed
3 egg yolks
Beat yams till smooth. Add rest of ingredients and beat till smooth.
Place in greased casserole and smooth top.
2/3 cup light or golden brown sugar
1 stick butter, melted
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Mix and spread evenly over top of casserole.
Bake 350? F. for 45-50 minutes till golden brown and bubbly.
A single recipe makes 8 to 12 servings, depending on the amount of other foods being served.
Recipe may be doubled or tripled, but do not make in a deeper dish or the ratio between potatoes and topping will be off.