Sweet Potato Buttermilk Pie

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • POUR 1.5 INCHES OF WATER INTO A 3 QUART stockpot with a strainer basket and bring to a boil over medium high heat. Add the sweet potatoes, cover, and steam until fork tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Strain the sweet potatoes and let cool at room temperature. Mash them to a smooth puree (keep 1.25 cups and discard the rest).
  • Add butter, nutmeg, cinnamon,lemon juice and salt, mixing thoroughly after each addition.
  • In a small bowl beat the egg yolks with a whisk for about 30 seconds. Add the sugar and beat until creamy, about 1.5 minutes.
  • Add the mixture to the sweet potatoes until fully incorporated and filling is a consistent bright orange color. Add flour a little at a time until incorporated.
  • Add the buttermilk and stir until incoorporated.
  • Whisk the egg whites until peaks form, about 1.5 minutes and gently fold into the sweet potato mixture.
  • Pour into pie crust and bake in the middle rack until center is firm and set, 35-40 minutes.
  • Remove, place on rack to cool. Serve at room temperature and ENJOY!
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