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Candied Yams Recipe with Truvia® Brown Sugar Blend

The whole family will enjoy this sweet side dish. Each serving is made with Truvia® Brown Sugar Blend which and has 11% fewer calories* and 53% less sugar* than the regular sugar-sweetened version. Makes 12 servings.

Serving size

12 cup


150 Calories


  • 6 cups cubed yams

  • 12 cup water

  • 14 cup butter

  • 3 Tbsp Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 14 tsp ground ginger

  • 14 tsp ground nutmeg


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 350º F and spray a 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray.

  • 2.

    Bring ½ cup of water to a boil in a large pot over medium heat.

  • 3.

    Once the water is boiling, add yam cubes and cover.

  • 4.

    Allow the yams to steam until tender, about 10 minutes.

  • 5.

    Drain the yams and place in a large bowl.

  • 6.

    In a skillet bring butter, Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend, and spices to a simmer over medium-low heat.

  • 7.

    Continue to mix until Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend is dissolved and the mixture thickens.

  • 8.

    Pour the hot sauce over the drained potatoes.

  • 9.

    Gently mix until potatoes are well coated.

  • 10.

    Transfer into sprayed 8x8 baking dish.

  • 11.

    Bake for 30 minutes

  • 12.

    Cool and serve.

  • 13.

    Cover and refrigerate any leftovers

*Each helping has 150 calories and 6 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version which has 170 calories and 13 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 150
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 55mg
Total Carbohydrate 25g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 6g
Erythritol 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 290% DV
Vitamin C 4% DV
Calcium 4% DV
Iron 4% DV