rose's sweet potato pie

★★★★★ 2
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By Rose Mary Mogan
from Sauk Village, IL

This is a Southern favorite in my household. It is one of those desserts that reminds me of Christmas, because Mama, Made 3 or 4 of these during the holidays, and we always enjoyed them. I made these during the holidays, froze two and kept one out to serve. I just love the hint of lemon in this recipe. It is one of my many favorite desserts.

★★★★★ 2
serves 6-8 people
prep time 20 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For rose's sweet potato pie

  • 2 c
    cooked sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 can
    13 oz. evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 3/4-1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 lg
    eggs, beaten (room temperature)
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1
    9 inch deep pie shell

How To Make rose's sweet potato pie

  • 1
    PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES F. Beat or mash sweet potatoes until smooth in texture and no visible lumps remain. REMOVE ANY STRINGS that wrap around the beater.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients and beat until well blended. Pour into unbaked pie shell and bake in preheated 350 degree F. oven for 1 hour or until filling is set, and crust is browned. Allow to cool completely before serving.
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