1 40 oz. can yams
1/2 cup butter
1 cup white sugar or brown sugar if preferred
1 cup syrup from can
Place yams in shallow baking dish.
Combine syrup from can, sugar, and butter in saucepan, stirring to a boil to thicken.
Pour over yams.
Bake in 350° oven for 20 to 30 minutes, basting frequently.
sprinkle lightly with ground cinnamon and/or nutmeg.
place a few slices from a whole orange on yams in dish and add 3 tablespoons orange juice to liquid before basting.
place a small sprinkling of crushed pineapple on yams in dish and add 3 tablespoons pineapple juice to liquid before basting.