Cecil's Sweet Potato Pie

Tara Waites


My friend's husband gave me this recipe. It's a twisted to the traditional sweet potato pie but it's delicious.


★★★★☆ 1 vote

1 Hr
40 Min


  • 2 1/2 lb
    sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 1 Tbsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 can(s)
    sweetened condensed milk (14 oz)
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 5 large
  • 2 large
    unbaked pie crust (deep dish)

How to Make Cecil's Sweet Potato Pie


  1. Boil sweet potatoes (skin on) in a large pot until tender. Drain and peel off the skin.
  2. Heat oven to 350
  3. . Beat sweet potatoes and butter in large bowl until smooth
  4. Add sweetened condensed milk, lemon peel, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and eggs; mix well. Pour into crusts.
  5. • BAKE 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool. Garnish as desired (I usually sprinkle nutmeg, sugar and a little lemon juice on the top to give it extra flavor and a lil crunch)

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About Cecil's Sweet Potato Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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