Sweet Potato Pie / Pumpkin Pie

by on November 7, 2016 » Add the first comment.
Print Friendly

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 baked sweet potatoes (poke holes, EVOO, 350º for 45 minutes)
    Flesh from the potatoes – not the skin
  • 4 TBL softened butter
  • 1/2 C sweet condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs – beaten
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • scant ground or grated ginger
  • 1/4 C granulated white sugar
  • 1/4 C brown sugar
  • scant alspice
  • salt
  • candied pecans
  • juice and zest from 1 orange or lemon

STEP BY STEP

  1. Mix everything in a food processor
  2. Pour into an uncooked pie shell
  3. Bake on bottom rack at 325º for 45 minutes

Serve with whipped maple topping

  1. 1 C heavy whipping cream
  2. 1/4 C confectioner sugar
  3. 2 TBL maple syrup

MODIFICATIONS OF ABOVE RECIPE FOR PUMPKIN PIE

  • Use pureed pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix) rather than sweet potatoes
  • Use a graham cracker crust rather than a pie shell ( grahams, clarified butter, cinnamon, salt, brown sugar )
  • Press crust into well-greased pan
  • Bake at 350º for 15 minutes before pouring in pumpkin mixture

Find more like this: Desserts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.