SWEET POTATO-BUTTERMILK PIE

Teresa Howell

By
@geoter1968

THIS PIE IS A PIE MY AUNT ALWAYS USE TO MAKE, AND SERVE IT WITH VANILLA ICE CREAM, A MEMORY THAT I'LL NEVER FORGET....


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Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 50 Min

Ingredients

2 medium
sweet potatoes
1/2
(15-oz) package refrigerated piecrusts
4 Tbsp
butter, unsalted melted
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
3 large
eggs, separated
1 1/2 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
3/4 c
buttermilk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
BAKE POTATOES AT 400 DEGREES FOR 1 HOUR OR UNTIL TENDER, COOL 10 MINUTES. INCREASE OVEN TEMPERATURE TO 45O DEGREES.
2
FIT PIECRUST INTO A 9-INCH PIE PLATE ACCORDING TO PACKAGE DIRECTIONS; FOLD EDGES UNDER, AND CRIMP. PRICK BOTTOM AND SIDES OF PIECRUST WITH A FORK.
3
BAKE AT 450 FOR 9 TO 11 MINUTES OR UNTIL LIGHTLY BROWNED. REDUCE OVEN TEMPERATURE TO 375.
4
CUT POTATOES IN HALF LENGTHWISE. SCOOP OUT SWEET POTATOES INTO A MEDIUM BOWL; MASH UNTIL SMOOTH. STIR IN BUTTER AND NEXT 4 INGREDIENTS UNTIL WELL COMBINED.
5
WHISK EGG YOLKS UNTIL THICK AND PALE. ADD SUGAR, AND WHISK 1 1/2 MINUTES OR UNTIL LEMON-YELLOW COLOR. STIR EGG YOLK MIXTURE
INTO SWEET POTATO MIXTURE UNTIL WELL BLENDED. ADD FLOUR, 1 TSP. AT A TIME, STIRRING UNTIL BLENDED AFTER EACH ADDITION. ADD BUTTERMILK, AND STIR UNTIL COMBINED.
6
WHISK EGG WHITES IN A BOWL UNTIL SOFT PEAKS FORM. GENTLY FOLD INTO SWEET POTATO MIXTURE UNTIL BLENDED. SPOON SWEET POTATO MIXTURE INTO PIECRUST.
7
BAKE AT 375 FOR 35 TO 40 MINUTES OR UNTIL CENTER IS SET. LET COOL ON A WIRE RACK FOR 1 AND 1/2 HOURS OR UNTIL COMPLETELY COOL. SERVE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE, OR COVER WITH PLASTIC WRAP, AND CHILL 8 HOURS. SERVE WITH DESIRED TOPPINGS.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies