Sweet Potato Pie V Recipe
- 3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
- 1 cup butter, room temperature
- 3 cups white sugar
- 4 egg yolks
- 1 cup half-and-half cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 (9 inch) pie shell
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
step 2: In a large bowl, combine the hot sweet potatoes; mash with butter. Stir in sugar and allow to cool slightly.
step 3: Beat in the egg yolks one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition. Blend in cream and vanilla. Pour into pie shell and dust top with grated nutmeg.
step 4: Bake 10 minutes at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C), and bake until center is set, about 35 minutes more.