Orange Kumara in Caramel Sauce

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    This delicious dish of orange kumara smoothered in a buttery caramel sauce can be eaten as a side dish but tastes best as a dessert. Enjoy alone or with a side of ice cream.


    Canterbury, New Zealand
    1 person made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 4 orange kumara
    • 130g butter
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar

    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Extra time:15min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. With the skin on, cut the kumara into 3 or 4 large chunks. Place in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil then simmer until almost tender. Drain in a colander set in the sink and leave there to cool.
    2. When cool, peel off the skin of the kumara, cut into smaller chunks then place in a baking dish. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.
    3. In a small saucepan, combine the butter and brown sugar. bring to a boil and stir until it caramelises. Pour over the kumara then place in the oven for about 20 minutes. Serve.


    Kumara are known in Australia as sweet potato.

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