Orange Praline Yams
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 6-8 servings

Orange Praline Yams

A sweet, citrusy side dish! Our Orange Praline Yams is a yummy twist on the traditional holiday yams, and features fresh orange juice and zest, brandy and a brown sugar praline topping.

Fit And Healthy

Nutrition Info Per Serving


  • 1 (40 oz.) can Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes; mashed and drained (reserving 1/4 cup syrup)
  • 3 tbs. melted (unsalted) butter
  • 2 tbs. heavy cream
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tsp. freshly grated orange zest
  • 2 tbs. brandy
  • 2 tbs. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. grated nutmeg

Praline topping:

  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans

Steps to Prepare

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes, butter, cream and egg yolks in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  3. Stir in reserved syrup, orange juice, orange zest, brandy, brown sugar, salt, pepper, ginger and nutmeg. Transfer to a 2 quart casserole dish; set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, stir together all praline toppings and spread evenly over top of casserole.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes until hot and bubbly.