Southern Sweet Potato Pie

READY IN: 51mins
Recipe by Marg CaymanDesigns

Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Top Review by angelamarie5613

This is a very good recipe. I'm not a fan of sweet potatoes. I made this for DH and he ate a whole pie (over the course of a few day:). Took one to work and got rave reviews. I like the addition of orange zest. Gave it a nice subtle flavor.

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.

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