Southern Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Ingredients for Southern Sweet Potatoes Recipe

  • 1 quart sliced, cooked sweet potatoes
  • 3/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons corn oil, plus enough for greasing the baking dish
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Dash of cinnamon


  1. Oil a baking dish with corn oil.
  2. Put in a layer of potatoes, sprinkle with cornstarch, salt, and cinnamon. Put on a second and third layer.
  3. Pour in the corn syrup combined with the boiling water and corn oil.
  4. Bake thirty-five minutes at 350 degrees.


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Southern Sweet Potatoes Recipe