Sweet potato pie is an old-fashioned Southern dessert that's economical and easy to make and quite delicious.
Author: Lucy Brewer
2cupsmashed sweet potato, (about 1 large or 2 small)
2egg, slightly beaten
¼cuphalf and half or milk or evaporated milk
¼teaspoonfreshly grated nutmeg
Preheat oven to 350. Prebake pie crust until slightly brown. Allow crust to cool.
Peel and cube potatoes and place in a large pot. Cover potatoes with water and bring to a boil. Boil for about 20 minutes, until potatoes are very tender.
Drain potatoes and add back to pot. Mash potatoes with a potato masher or fork. Add butter and blend with hand mixer until melted and incorporated into potatoes.
Add egg, sugars, milk, spices, flour, salt, and vanilla. Mix until creamy and well blended. Pour into pie crust.
Bake 30-40 minutes or until center is set and not jiggly. Allow to cool completely before slicing.
Recipe from SouthernFoodandFun.com. Nutrition counts are provided as estimates only. Southern Food and Fun makes no guarantee as to the accuracy of these nutritional values as ingredients and serving sizes may vary from person to person.