Grandma Milne’s Apple Yam Dish


“It was growing late, and though one might stand on the brink of a deep chasm of disaster, one was still obliged to dress for dinner.” –Georgette Heyer

  • 4 yams, cooked with skins on (or you can use canned yams)
  • 4 apples, cored, peeled, and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1/4 cup butter

Cook yams, peel and slice into 3/4-inch pieces.  Layer yams and apples in greased casserole dish.  Mix in saucepan remaining ingredients except butter.  Stir until smooth and thick.  Now add the butter and pour over yams.  Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour.

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