Southern Sweet Potato Pie

READY IN: 51mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • 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.
  • Bake for 6 minutes; remove foil; bake for 4 more minutes until just beginning to brown.
  • Combine the sweet potatoes and sugar in a large bowl; beat in molasses and eggs.
  • Add the spices and orange zest and stir well.
  • Stir in melted butter and milk.
  • Pour filling into pie shell.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • 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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