Sweet Potato Pie (cynthia's)

Sweet Potato Pie (cynthia's)

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Wonderful creamy smooth pie for Thanksgiving!

"Better than pumpkin! Love this simple but delicious recipe. I redcuced the sugar and it was still plenty sweet. Tastes like candied yams!"

- Scgoates

Top-ranked recipe named "Sweet Potato Pie (cynthia's)"

4.5 avg, 4 review(s) 100% would make again

Ingredients

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1 1/2 cup Sweetened Condensed Milk; bordens
1 Pie crust
1 large Sweet potato
1/4 cup Butter
1/3 cup Sugar
3 Eggs
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
1 teaspoon Vanilla

Original recipe makes 8

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Preparation

Cook potato until tender. Poke holes in Pie shell - bake as directed until lightly browned. Skin potato and mash into whipped consistency. Combine potato with remaining ingredients. Pour into baked pie shell. Bake at 350 degrees 30-40 minutes until thick and set.

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Better than pumpkin! Love this simple but delicious recipe. I redcuced the sugar and it was still plenty sweet. Tastes like candied yams!
Scgoates 1 year ago
Delicious flavor with a nice balance of spices and great texture. The pie was a hit with our family and there's a request for us to make it again. While the recipe specifies 1 large sweet potato, we ended up using 2 cups of Louisiana yams that were roasted in their jackets until sticky sweet, peeled, and passed through a ricer (rather than mashing) for a silkier result. We also used the whole (14 oz.) can of sweetened condensed milk. I prefer a graham cracker crumb crust with sweet potato pie, but family pressure forced us to follow the recipe and use a pastry crust. We did opt to skip the store-bought crust and used a favorite homemade flaky crust instead. As for baking, in our oven, it took 40 minutes before the pie was puffed around the edges and set in center; we also we needed to cover the edges with foil halfway thru baking to prevent the crust from burning. We served a simple topping, on the side, consisting of: 1 pint sour cream mixed with 4 tbsp. light brown sugar and 1 tsp. pure vanilla.
sgrishka 2 years ago
This recipe was very easy
kash205 2 years ago
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alexiahall 4 years ago
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