Melanie's Sweet Potato Pie

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Recipe by Sara 76

Use Flaky Pastry for the pie shell. This recipe comes from the "Gone With The Wind Cook Book - Famous Southern Cooking Recipes". There is a note in the foreward which I love: "Gone With The Wind told of a style of living. as well as a romantic drama, A way of living, playing, and eating that thrilled us all."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  2. Beat egg yolks; add with butter to potato mixture. Mix well.
  3. Add milk and combine.
  4. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; fold into the mixture.
  5. Pour into unbaked pie shell.
  6. Bake at 200C for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 180C and bake 25 minutes, or until firm.
  7. Cool.

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