6 medium sweet potatoes or yams
1/2 cup Ohio maple syrup
1 Tbls. melted butter or margarine
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup Ohio apple cider
1/4 cup slivered almonds
Cook potatoes until nearly tender; peel and slice into a 10 x 6 x 1-1/2 inch baking dish. Heat the maple syrup, margarine, cinnamon and cider until just warm (do not boil). Pour over potatoes, sprinkle with almonds.
Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 45 minutes, basting occasionally.
Makes 6 servings.
For more information on maple syrup, contact your county office of Ohio State University Extension.
Partially based on research conducted by Barbara Drake and Randy James, County Extension Agent Agriculture and CNRD