Apple-Sweet Potato Bake

I have been enjoying experimenting with side dishes recently and I hope to share them with you.  this is an apple-sweet potato dish and I think that apples added to almost any dish is a plus.  When I came across this recipe and saw the word, "apples", I was sold.  The orange juice added a nice flavor the remaining ingredients and we liked this dish.

Apple-Sweet Potato Bake (adapted from Southern Living - November 2004)
4 medium-size sweet potatoes
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups orange juice
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup firmly packed  brown sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg                                                                                                                    1/4 cup chopped almonds                                                                                                                          
1/4 teaspoon salt                                                                                                                                            Spray cooking oil

Pierce sweet potatoes several times with a fork, and place on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.
Bake at 400° for 1 hour or until done; cool slightly. 
Peel and cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
Lower oven to 350 degrees.
Place apple slices in an even layer in a lightly greased 13- x- 9-inch baking dish.
Top with sweet potato slices.

Stir together 1 1/2 cups orange juice and next 7 ingredients. 
Pour over sweet potato mixture. 
Spray top with cooking oil.
Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

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  1. Is it a sin to want this sweet bake for the breakfast? It looks so good, Chaya.

  2. Looks and sounds delicious! I imagine the orange juice flavor takes it over the top.
    I'm visiting from Tuesday's Table blog hop.

  3. Delicious, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning.

  4. What a lovely way to serve sweet potatoes, Chaya! Thank you for sharing you Apple-Sweet Potato Bake with us at the Hearth and Soul hop.


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