- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1-2/3 cups sugar
- 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup light corn syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- Pinch salt
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine
- 3/4 cup evaporated milk
- 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and sugar. Add potatoes, eggs, corn syrup, nutmeg, salt, butter and evaporated milk; beat well. Pour into pastry shell. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.
Reviews forSouthern Sweet Potato Pie
"Delicious! A nice change from pumpkin pie. I do agree with some reviews that it is a bit sweet.Maybe replace corn syrup with maple syrup or molasses."
"I love it made it several times"
"Yes yes yes..i tweeked it just a little bit...1/2tsp.nutmeg and add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract optional you can add .....................1 /2teaspoon of lemon extract,,,,,along with the VANILLA...its called crossing the flavor...... it must be lemon extract or lemon oil it CAN NOT .....be imitation lemon EXTRACT."
"I baked it and loved it..very tasty without strong flavor of cinnamon and nutmeg..just sweet enough!"
"I had the best sweet potato pie from Mrs. Ramsey mother of our own hall of fame basketball star but she was more famous for a lot of us for her cooking and this recipe is darn near closes to it . My family loves it"
"This was my husband and I 1st time making a sweet potato pie and We both agree that the pie is definitely not sweet enough and missing some main ingredients we made a 2nd one and we left out the flour and add cinnamon and brown sugar and a little more nutmeg with some vanilla extract and more sweet potatoes and ole boy was it delicious"
"I just made these pies today for the second time. I would suggest as I have done both times to add 2 or more cups of sweet potatoes and cut back on a bit of the sugar. Other than that, this pie is so so so good!!"
"way too sweet... 2/3 c sugar would have been enough. Do you even test these recipes?"
"The recipe is amzing the sweet potato pie was divine"