Yam and Apple Casserole

Serves 8


3 - 4 yams, roasted or boiled and peeled
3 tart apples
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup of cold water
1 cup boiling water
3 tbs. cornstarch
1 tsp. salt
1/2 to 1 cube butter

7X11 baking dish


Preheat oven at 350°.

Slice yams 1/2" thick and place in bottom of baking dish.  Peel, core and slice thin the apples and layer on top of yams.  Cover with sauce and sprinkle with cinnamon.  Bake for 1 hour or until apple are done.

For the sauce:  mix 1 cup of sugar, 3 tbs. cornstarch, and salt with 1/2 cup cold water.  Bring to a simmer, add remaining 1/2 cup water, boil until thickened.  Stir in butter.