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Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

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Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 7

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 large organic pastured eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 2 cups baked mashed sweet potatoes
  • 12 fluid ounces evaporated milk
  • 1 unbaked pie crust

Instructions
 

  • Prepare sweet potatoes ahead: bake at 375º F for 75 minutes wrapped in foil, then allow to cool, peel, and mash with a potato masher or fork.
  • Preheat oven to 425ºF. with an oven-proof glass baking dish or pie pan or ramekin with water on a shelf lower than where you will put the pie.
  • Fit pie crust into a deep dish glass pie plate and flute edges.
  • Whisk together the sugar, salt, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
  • Whisk in the beaten eggs and mashed sweet potatoes.
  • Gradually stir in the evaporated milk until filling is smooth.
  • Place pie plate on a baking sheet and bake at 425°F for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 350ºF and continue baking for another 40-50 minutes or until a knife can be slipped in and out of the pie center without wet filling clinging to it.
  • Cool pie completely before slicing and serving.
  • Serve with whipped cream as desired; refrigerate unused pie portions, covered with plastic wrap.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
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