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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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Equipment

  • Oven

  • Pot

  • Potato masher

  • Immersion blender

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups ground graham crackers

  • 1/3 cup sugar

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tbsp melted butter

  • Pie Filling

  • 2 cups boiled & mashed sweet potato (2 medium sized potatoes)

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar

  • 1 1/4 tsp coriander

  • 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter

  • 1 1/4 cup evaporated milk

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

1

For Pie Crust

Blend crackers, sugar, melted butter and cinnamon and press down into pie container with a flat bottom cup
2
Preheat the oven to 375 degree F
3
Boiled sweet potato until tender for about 20 minutes; its bet to cut the potato into smaller pieces.
4
Drain the water from the potato and use a potato masher to crush the potato similar to making mashed potatoes.
5
Once crushed and potatoes are still hot add in the butter, brown sugar, salt, spices (cinnamon, coriander and nutmeg), add the evaporated milk gradually while an immersion blender.
6
Add in the eggs and vanilla extract.
7
Mix with the immersion blender until extremely smooth
8
Pour into the pie crust
9
Place in the oven at 375 degrees F for 10 minutes and then turn the temperature down to 325 degrees F for 45 minutes.
10
To test if the pie is done give it a light shake or jiggle to see if the center is wiggly if so leave fir another 5-10 minutes until completely firm.
11
Can be served once it has fully cooled, it will last up to 5 days wrapped and covered in the refrigerator.

Notes

NB: A 9" graham cracker crust from the supermarket will work just as well. If the pie filling starts to get dark it has been in the oven for too long.
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