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Sweet potato pie recipe

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

My absolute favorite pie of all time, and the pie I most enjoy during the holidays is the sweet potato pie.  I love it because it’s like a mix between dessert and dinner–it’s savory, buttery, but it’s a dessert!  A lot of people like to have pumpkin pie during the holidays–it seems to be a tradition in many households.  In mine though it is sweet potato pie!  I like pumpkin pie–I just don’t love it.  Sweet potato pie is much more flavorful in my opinion.  I always look forward to a slice, and… I have to be honest with you–I’ve been eating this all day long.  Fortunately, the ingredients aren’t too bad, and mostly organic… (excuses, excuses) *grabs Nike’s and water bottle*.

I have tasted many sweet potato pies in my lifetime and most have been thick and dense.  That’s all right for some, but I like my sweet potato pie light and fluffy.  I like for the potato filling to be the consistency of mousse, and airy!  Did I just use airy to describe a food?  Anyway, I guarantee that when you taste this pie it will fast become your favorite!  Add a little whipped cream, and you will have hard time staying away from the kitchen!  Move over pumpkin pie, here is my sweet pie potato recipe:

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 baked sweet potatoes
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup raw sugar
  • 2 sticks of softened butter
  • dash of salt
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp lemon extract or juice
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 3-4 baked pie crusts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Bake sweet potatoes until soft/allow to cool.
  3. Place pie crusts in the oven and bake for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove skins from sweet potatoes and place in a large bowl.
  5. Add butter, and milk. Mix.
  6. Add salt, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, flour, vanilla, lemon & orange extract. Beat at a medium speed.
  7. Add eggs one at a time and beat until texture is smooth.
  8. Pour filling into pie crusts and bake pies at 350 degrees for 60 minutes.
  9. Pies will puff up like a souffle and settle as they cool.
  10. Enjoy!

 

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