Maple Sweet Potato Pie

Jennifer H

By
@chocolate_cutie

A fellow member asked me if I have a recipe for sweet potato pie, so here it is for all to try and hopefully enjoy.

Every holiday, is a sweet treat in my family. We always have sweet potato pie. I fooled around a bit with this one and made it my own.


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Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 large
sweet potatoes, about 2 cups, riced if possible
2 large
eggs, room temp
1 large
egg, sepatated (optional)
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tbsp
real butter, melted
2 Tbsp
maple syrup
1 tsp
cinnamon (more to taste)
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
half and half or 1/2 can of evaporated milk
1
pie crust shell, uncooked (9in)
1/8 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp
allspice, ground

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Mix together the sweet potatoes, 2 eggs, sugar, maple syrup and butter with a mixer on medium-low speed until light and fluffy.
3
Add the cinnamon, vanilla, salt, nutmeg, allspice. Slowly beat in the half and half, mixing just until well combined.
4
Set aside.
Press the dough into a pie pan. Prick the bottom and sides of the dough with the tines of a fork. Brush the crust with the optional egg white, if using. (Refrigerate the egg yolk for another purpose or discard.)
5
Pour the reserved sweet potato mixture into the pie dough. Place on the center rack of an oven.
6
Bake until filling firmly sets, about 45 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #sweet potatoes