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Southern Sweet Potato Pie

 Southern Sweet Potato Pie
This recipe is very popular here in the South. It's a particular favorite at our house because we always have plenty of sweet potatoes in our garden. Try it with a dollop of whipped cream. —Bonnie Holcomb, Fulton, Mississippi
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-2/3 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, nutmeg and salt. In a
  • large bowl, beat the potatoes, eggs, corn syrup, butter and sugar
  • mixture. Gradually stir in milk. Pour into pastry shell.
  • Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour.
  • Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving. Refrigerate
  • leftovers. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 513 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 290 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.