Thursday, December 4, 2008

Sweet Potato Pie


3 large sweet potatoes or
(3 cups mashed sweet potatoes)

1 stick butter

2 eggs

¾ cup sugar

¾ cup evaporated milk

1 tsp vanilla

¼ tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

2 9-inch pie shells

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Pressure Cooker
Peel and slice potatoes into large chunks.
Place potatoes into the pressure cooker and add enough water to cover potatoes.
Place the lid on your pressure cooker and cook potatoes for 5 minutes.
After the 5 minutes is up remove cooker from the heat then run cold water onto the top of cooker.
Remove the lid and smash the potatoes with a heavy wire whisk.

Stove Top:
Add potatoes into a large pot of water and boil until tender or until an inserted fork slides in and out of potatoes easily.
Once potatoes are tender cool then peel and smash with a heavy wire whisk.

Pie Filling:
In a mixer cream butter and sugar together. Mix in the eggs.
Then add mashed sweet potatoes and mix well.
Stir in milk, vanilla and salt and thoroughly mix all ingredients.
Once all ingredients are mixed pour pie filling evenly into both pie shells.
Place into the oven and bake pies for 40 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.

Notes: If using canned sweet potatoes, do not use ones canned in syrup. When using a commercially frozen pie shells, use a 9-inch deep dish shell.


uwilsm48 said...

I can't wait to try this. Ymmm!

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