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Mary McLeod Bethune's Sweet Potato Pie

Cuisine: German
Courses: Pies
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

  Filling
9   Sweet potatoes or yams - (about 4 pounds) (medium)
1 cup 198g / 7ozButter or margarine - (2 sticks, softened)
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozSugar
1/2 cup 80g / 2.8ozFirmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlNutmeg
3   Eggs - , well beaten
2 cups 474mlMilk
1 tablespoon 15mlVanilla
  Crust
3   Classic Crisco Single Crusts

Recipe Instructions

For filling, boil sweet potatoes until tender. Peel and mash.

Heat oven to 350F

Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, salt and nutmeg in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Beat in sweet potatoes, until well mixed. Beat in eggs.

Beat in milk and vanilla slowly. Spoon into 3 unbaked pie shells, using about 4 cups filling per shell.

Bake at 350F for 50 to 60 minutes or until set.

Cool to room temperature before serving. Store in refrigerator.

Makes 3 9-inch pies.

Source:
The Black Family Reunion Cookbook

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