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Algernon Moncrieff

(5,845 posts)
33. How is Sweet Potato not on the list?
Sun Sep 16, 2018, 02:50 PM
Sep 2018

4 medium sweet potatoes
1/2 stick butter, softened
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup evaporated milk
1 unbaked pie crust
Maple Whipped Cream, optional, recipe follows
Maple Whipped Topping:
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons maple syrup

Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

Bake sweet potatoes for 1 hour in the oven on a baking sheet. When done, let cool. Scrape the pulp out of the skin, transfer to a large bowl, and mash. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, beat together butter, sugar, and brown sugar until creamy. Add eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice and salt. Add evaporated milk and stir mixture into sweet potatoes. Beat together with mixer until smooth and pour into an unbaked pie shell.

Bake on bottom rack of oven for 1 hour or until center of pie is firm. Serve warm. Add dollop of whipped cream if desired.

Maple Whipped Topping:
In a medium bowl, beat together whipping cream and confectioners' sugar. Add maple syrup. Beat together until soft peaks form.

POLL: PIE! [View all] Equinox Moon Sep 2018 OP
Peach! blueinredohio Sep 2018 #1
Of course! Equinox Moon Sep 2018 #2
Yep. nt Laffy Kat Sep 2018 #16
Peach Wolf Frankula Sep 2018 #19
This one MissMillie Sep 2018 #36
Of course I picked key lime. Lunabell Sep 2018 #3
Yum. With a crumble crust? Equinox Moon Sep 2018 #4
Yes, Graham cracker. Lunabell Sep 2018 #6
apple with a slice of cheddar cheese. chillfactor Sep 2018 #5
Decadent! Equinox Moon Sep 2018 #8
I'm feeling banana cream Generic Brad Sep 2018 #7
Almost a coconut cream Equinox Moon Sep 2018 #12
I'll take a slice of pecan pie with Cool Whip, please! n/t Different Drummer Sep 2018 #9
Cool Whip? Yuck! Equinox Moon Sep 2018 #10
All of the Above IADEMO2004 Sep 2018 #11
"CheeseCAKE" how is that pie? Equinox Moon Sep 2018 #13
Pluto not a planet, cheesecake not cake. IADEMO2004 Sep 2018 #15
Cherry. My favorite since choldhood. CTyankee Sep 2018 #14
Boysenberry kimbutgar Sep 2018 #17
Chocolate Walnut Pie sprinkleeninow Sep 2018 #18
This message was self-deleted by its author mithnanthy Sep 2018 #20
Blueberry, please, with vanilla ice cream! Totally Tunsie Sep 2018 #21
Oh! how did I miss Blueberry! Equinox Moon Sep 2018 #22
Well, yuh... Totally Tunsie Sep 2018 #23
Ditto nt spooky3 Sep 2018 #27
Yes. Yes. Yes. Hands Down! Snellius Sep 2018 #40
Another vote for blueberry! True Dough Sep 2018 #42
Homemade pecan, slightly warmed with.... KY_EnviroGuy Sep 2018 #24
Pie buffet NotASurfer Sep 2018 #25
No, maybe it is your business? Equinox Moon Sep 2018 #35
Rhubarb! smirkymonkey Sep 2018 #26
Agreed. Rhubarb pie is IT. MontanaMama Sep 2018 #29
+1,000,000 don't even put strawberries in the same room of the rhubarb pie. Canoe52 Sep 2018 #31
French Chocolate Silk MustLoveBeagles Sep 2018 #28
Blueberry! Talitha Sep 2018 #30
Yes! caraher Sep 2018 #48
when I was THE PIE BAKER for a popular coffee house... Grasswire2 Sep 2018 #32
How is Sweet Potato not on the list? Algernon Moncrieff Sep 2018 #33
How is it different than pumpkin? Equinox Moon Sep 2018 #34
OK - first, don't ask anyone down south that question Algernon Moncrieff Sep 2018 #37
I vote for sweet potato pie as well. IrishEyes Sep 2018 #43
Fresh Peach Pie, a la mode red dog 1 Sep 2018 #38
Mincemeat! lastlib Sep 2018 #39
Elderberry, with a dash of... NeoGreen Sep 2018 #41
How is Chicken Pot Pie not on the list Algernon Moncrieff Sep 2018 #44
Awe, come-on... man... Equinox Moon Sep 2018 #45
Floor pie. GoCubsGo Sep 2018 #46
Like pizza pie...any pie is all about the crust. Tikki Sep 2018 #47
Boston Creme. edbermac Sep 2018 #49
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