Mississippi
Sweet Potato - Pecan
Pie
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1 pie shell
2 cups cooked & peeled sweet potatoes
1/2 cup softened butter
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 slightly beaten large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp nutmeg
dash salt
1/2 cup dark corn syrup
1 cup pecan halves
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1. Preheat oven to 425 F
2. Prick bottom of pie crust with a fork bake for 12 minutes.
3. Set aside to cool.
4. Mash sweet potatoes and combine with half of the butter (1/4 cup).
5. Let cool.
6. Add to sweet potato mixture one at a time: heavy cream, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, spices.
7. Beat until fluffy
8. Pour mixture into pie crust.
9. Bake for 20 minutes. Keep oven on after removing pie.
10. Combine remaining 1/4 cup of butter with corn syrup and pecans
11. Pour evenly over top of pie.
12. Put pie in oven and bake 25 minutes longer. Do toothpick test.
13. Serve with whipped cream.

2 comments:

jayedee said...

holy guacamole batman! does this sound yummy or what?

Liz said...

Oh, yah! Thanks for looking. Love your icon!