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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jimmy/Melissa Lambert
Added: Saturday, April 7, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
1 C firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 C butter, softened
2 eggs, separated
1/2 t ground ginger
1/2 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t ground nutmeg
1/4 t salt
1/2 C evaporated milk
1/4 C sugar
1 unbaked 10" pie shell

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sweet potatoes, brown sugar, butter, egg yolks, spices and salt in a large mixing bowl; beat until light and fluffy. Add evaporated milk; beat just until blended.

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy; gradually add sugar, 1 T at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold into potato mixture. Pour filling into pie shell. Bake at 400 for 10 min.; reduce heat to 350, and bake an additional 45 - 50 min. or until set. Cool. Top with whipped cream.

 

 

 

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