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....

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1BAKE POTATOES AT 400 DEGREES FOR 1 HOUR OR UNTIL TENDER, COOL 10 MINUTES. INCREASE OVEN TEMPERATURE TO 45O DEGREES.
2FIT 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.
3BAKE AT 450 FOR 9 TO 11 MINUTES OR UNTIL LIGHTLY BROWNED. REDUCE OVEN TEMPERATURE TO 375.
4CUT 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.
5WHISK 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.
6WHISK EGG WHITES IN A BOWL UNTIL SOFT PEAKS FORM. GENTLY FOLD INTO SWEET POTATO MIXTURE UNTIL BLENDED. SPOON SWEET POTATO MIXTURE INTO PIECRUST.
7BAKE 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