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This recipe for SWEET POTATO PIE, by , is from The Priddy Family Reunion Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

April Priddy
Added: Tuesday, September 2, 2008


1 partially baked 10 inch pie shell
3 eggs
2 c. mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 stick butter
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. light brown sugar
1/2 c. dark Karo syrup
1 1/4 c. evaporated milk
1 tsp. vanilla flavoring
1/2 tsp. lemon flavoring
3/4 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. ginger
3/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. ground cloves

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Separate egg whites. Beat 1 egg white with 1 tablespoon water and brush over pie shell. Bake pie shell for 10 minutes in oven, remove. Beat egg yolks and add sweet potatoes, melted butter, sugars, syrup, cream, salt, flavorings and all spices. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into sweet potato mixture. Pour into pie shell and bake until knife inserted in filling comes out clean, about 40-50 minutes.




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