Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

This recipe offers a delightful twist on the traditional pumpkin pie, featuring the rich flavors of sweet potatoes. With its flaky crust and creamy filling, this sweet potato pie is sure to become a family favorite.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes (about 2 large sweet potatoes)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed sweet potatoes, melted butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar. Mix well until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add the lightly beaten eggs, evaporated milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt to the sweet potato mixture. Stir until everything is thoroughly combined.
  4. Pour the sweet potato filling into the unbaked pie crust, spreading it out evenly.
  5. Place the pie in the preheated oven and bake for 55 to 60 minutes, or until the filling is set and the crust is golden brown.
  6. Once baked, remove the pie from the oven and let it cool completely on a wire rack before serving.
  7. Optionally, serve with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra indulgent treat.
  8. Enjoy your homemade sweet potato pie!

Note: You can also roast the sweet potatoes in the oven until tender, then scoop out the flesh and mash it for this recipe.

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