This dish riffs on a classic flavour profile that many people think of when they hear "sweet potatoes." Coca-Cola and brown sugar caramelize in the oven, while butter, vanilla and traditional spices combine to taste like nostalgia.

Coca-Cola® Candied Sweet Potatoes

Serves 4 – 6

Ingredients

Quantity

Sweet Potatoes (chopped into eighths)

2 lbs / 900 g

Coca-Cola®

2 cups (less for a drier dish)

Butter

3 tbsp

Cloves

3

Salt

½ tsp

Grated Nutmeg

¼ tsp

Cinnamon

¼ tsp

Vanilla Extract

1 dash

 

  • Preheat oven to 400⁰F. Bring all ingredients, except for butter and sweet potatoes, to a boil in a large oven-friendly pot.
  • Turn heat down to medium and stir in butter and sweet potatoes.
  • Bring back up to a boil, remove from heat, cover and place in oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove lid and bake until tender.