Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 21 mins

Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Line a pie pan with rolled out dough; prick all over with fork; press a piece of heavy-duty foil directly into the pie shell.
  3. Bake for 6 minutes; remove foil; bake for 4 more minutes until just beginning to brown.
  4. Combine the sweet potatoes and sugar in a large bowl; beat in molasses and eggs.
  5. Add the spices and orange zest and stir well.
  6. Stir in melted butter and milk.
  7. Pour filling into pie shell.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes.
  9. Reduce heat to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
  10. Continue baking for 30 to 40 minutes or until filling is firm around edges, but center remains slightly soft and quivers when you move the pie.
Most Helpful

5 5

I really like the addition of orange zest. It's very subtle. It was very good.

Was the perfect pie, and just the right amount of sweet. Very easy to make!

5 5