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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet Potato Pie, by , is from The Heffernan Family Cookbook Volume 2, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
John Hanrahan
Added: Friday, November 23, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pie shell,
2 large sweet potatoes,
1 cup brown sugar,
1/2 tsp. cinnamon,
1/2 tsp. salt,
1 tsp. ginger,
1/8 tsp allspice,
2 tbsp. molasses,
3 eggs, slightly beaten,
1 cup evaporated milk.

Directions:
Directions:
Peel and cube sweet potatoes; boil until very tender; strain and mash, then strain again to remove excess water. Combine sweet potatoes with remaining ingredients, mix well (if smoother consistency desired, use food processor). Pour mixture into pie shell. Bake @ 425 degrees for 15 minutes, then reduce to 350 degrees for 50 minutes until knife comes out clean.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Same recipe can be used for pumpkin pie; just substitute sweet potatoes with 2 cups cooked and mashed pumpkin. Best served with hot with scoop of vanilla ice cream.

 

 

 

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