Sweet Potato Cobbler

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Jewel Hall

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I remember my mother and her friend making this when I was young. It's so yummy and it's a perfect dessert for autumn when fresh sweet potatoes are plentiful in Alabama. I was raised on a farm and we used to dig potatoes and store them in the storm pit to keep them from becoming rotten. I think you'll like it. It's also a good Thanksgiving dessert. I wish I had one ready to eat right now!!

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Dessert? Definitely. Side dish? Absolutely! Take your pick... no matter how you serve it, this sweet potato cobbler is a holiday delight. It's an old-fashioned recipe made with simple ingredients (and love). The filling is full of chunks of sweet potato floating in a yummy buttery spiced sauce. On top is a flaky crust dusted with sugar. The bottom of the crust soaks up the flavors of the filling. We served ours with a bit of whipped cream but it's just as delicious alone. Also, if you have an issue getting the crust cracking, don't stress. That's the beauty of a cobbler... it doesn't need to be perfect. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 24 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 3 1/2 c
    water
  • 1 -1/2 c
    sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    butter, cubed
  • FOR PASTRY

  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 2/3 c
    shortening
  • 5-6 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 4 tsp
    sugar
  • FOR SERVING

  • ·
    whipped cream

How to Make Sweet Potato Cobbler

About Sweet Potato Cobbler

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern



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