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Paula Deen's Sweet Potato Pie


1 serving


  • 2 cups peeled, cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 9 in unbaked pie crust
  • 3 egg whites

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to For the filling, in a large bowl combine potatoes, 1 c sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla, salt, and spices. Mix thoroughly. Add milk. Stir well. pour in pie crust and bake 40 - 50 minutes. Place on rack and cool before covering with meringue.

  2. For the meringue. Beat egg whites til soft peaks form. Beat in the remaining 1/4 c sugar, until the sugar dissolves and the mixture is glossy and stiff. Spoon onto pie making sure meringue covers edges of pie. Bake for 5- 10 min.