Sweet Potato Pie VIII32 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 1 hr
- Ready In: 1 hr 15 min
“This is a good, old-fashioned sweet potato pie kissed with nutmeg, vanilla, and lemon juice. It's a twenty-five year old recipe that I think is really good.” - by SAUNDRA
Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch pie
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- Combine the potatoes and melted butter in a mixing bowl. Stir the eggs, sugar, milk, nutmeg, vanilla, lemon juice, and light whipping cream into the potato mixture. Beat until well blended and smooth; pour into the pie shell.
- Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm or cold.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 340 cal
- 18.2 g
- 40.4 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (32)Rate This Recipe
"Baker Beware. One reviewer wrote that it was too watery. I suspect she made the same mistake I did and thought the whipping cream was for a topping after baking. However, I realized (too late) that it..." See more's the "light whipping cream" that needs to be added with the ingredients. I'm going shopping for more ingredients and will give it another go. I'll review again upon successful completion. I'm sure it will be delicious! :)"
"hands down, the best sweet potato pie recipe I have ever tried...and I have tried many! Perfect texture and not too sweet...." See more"
"Once again I've messed around with this recipe right from the start, so I have no idea how it would have come out in it's original form. The inclusion of the 2T lemon juice is worth 4 stars all by it..." See moreself. Genius! My variation; 1 40oz can of Yams, no butter, a 12 oz can of no-fat evaporated milk instead of milk and whipping cream, 1/2 c brown sugar 1/4 c Splenda instead of white sugar, 1 T cinnamon, 1/2 t mace, 1/2 t nutmeg, 3/4 t cloves, 1 t ginger (or more of any or all of the foregoing, to taste, the desired outcome is a highly spiced gingerbread flavor). This is far, far better than any pumpkin pie although it doesn't have the dense texture for which I was originally looking. Next time I'll double the quantity of yams and add another egg, adjusting the sugar, lemon juice and spices accordingly aiming for a 2-pie yield. If you prefer a fluffier pie seek no further."
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