Candied Sweet Potatoes


Yield: 6 servings
Oven temperature: 350 degrees F

Sweet potatoes                                3 lbs
Butter                                              6 T
Sugar                                               1 1/2 cups
Cinnamon                                        1 tsp
Nutmeg                                            1 tsp
Vanilla extract                                  2 tsp
Almond extract                                1/4 tsp
Salt                                                  1/4 tsp
Peach liqueur (like Schnapps)           1/4 cup
Lemon zest                                      1 tsp
Orange zest                                      1 tsp
Orange juice                                    1 cup
Lemon, juiced                                  1
Orange, sliced                                  1/2

Peel and slice sweet potatoes.  Put in a large pot of lightly salted water.  Bring to a boil.  Boil 5 minutes, drain and cool.  Put sweet potatoes into a 2 quart casserole, dot with the butter.
Mix sugar with next 8 ingredients and mix well.  Sprinkle over sweet potatoes.  Pour orange juice and lemon juice over sweet potatoes.  Cover with the sliced oranges.  Bake in preheated oven 45 minutes to 1 hour.