Old Fashioned Sweet Potato Pie

Recipe by Chef Aint Bs
READY IN: 55mins




  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • For the filling, using an electric hand mixer, combine the potatoes, 1 cup of the sugar, the butter, eggs, vanilla, salt, and spices. Mix thoroughly.
  • Add the milk and continue to mix.
  • Pour the filling into the pie crust and bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Place the pie on a rack and cool to room temperature before covering with meringue.
  • For the meringue, using an electric mixer, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form;.
  • Beat in the remaining 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon at a time.
  • Continue beating until the sugar dissolves and the mixture is glossy and stiff, but not dry.
  • With a rubber spatula, spoon the meringue onto the pie, forming peaks. Make sure the meringue touches the crust all around. Sprinkle with a pinch of granulated sugar. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until delicately browned. Cool and serve.