Sweet Potato Pie

1
Krystal McDowell

By
@angelgirl94

This sweet potato pie is a favorite at my bakery and a favorite at home at well. For best results, use fresh sweet potatoes instead of canned and bake them instead of boiling. Baking intensifies the flavor.

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8-12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1
unbaked 9" deep dish pie crust
2 1/2 c
mashed fresh sweet potatoes
1 stick
salted butter-melted
2
large eggs- room temperature
1/2-1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
half and half- room temperature
1 Tbsp
all purpose flour
2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
ground nutmeg
1 tsp
ground ginger
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Sweet Potato Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large mixing bowl, combine sweet potatoes and butter. Beat on medium speed with hand mixer until well combined.
  • 2Add eggs, sugar, and half and half. Beat until combined. Sweet potatoes have different levels of sweetness so when adding sugar,start with 1/2 cup and then increase to taste.
  • 3Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour mixture into pie crust. Place pie on cookie sheet and bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for 1 hour or until filling is set and does not jiggle. If crust starts to brown too fast, cover pie with foil.
  • 4Place pie on cooling rack until it reaches room temperature. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

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About Sweet Potato Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom