– Scrub, peel and slice your yams. In a medium pot over medium high heat, combine the sweet potatoes and the rest of the ingredients. Stir the sweet potatoes until coated in the sugar and butter mixture.
– Let it come to a boil. Cover then simmer until the yams are nice and tender when slightly pierced with the tines of a fork or taste. If the yam is still a bit hard. Let it cook a bit longer.
– Remove the top then set stove to medium. Let the cooking liquid come to a boil. When read, remove the pot with the candied yams from the stove and place them into the oven until you are ready to serve.