Best-Ever Sweet Potato Pie
My grandmother handed down this recipe and it’s amazing! The flavor, with a hint of maple and great spices, totally lives up to its name. —Erin Gibbons, Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour 15 min.
- 1 extra-servings-size graham cracker crust (9 ounces)
- 1 large egg white, beaten
- 1-1/2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
- 1-1/4 cups fat-free milk
- 3 large eggs
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon ground mace
- Brush crust with egg white. Bake at 400° for 6-8 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Reduce heat to 350°.
- In a large bowl, beat the remaining ingredients until blended. Pour into crust. Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 70-80 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 292 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 318mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as The best sweet potato pie ever in Healthy Cooking October/November 2011