Lots of sugar and half-and-half make this pie 's filling sweet, rich and creamy. Along with butter, eggs, nutmeg and vanilla, everything is mixed together in one bowl, poured into a prepared crust and dusted with nutmeg. In less than an hour, the pie bake
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 3 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
- 1 cup butter
- 3 cups white sugar
- 4 egg yolks
- 1 cup half-and-half cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 (9 inch) pie shell
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
In a large bowl, combine the sweet potatoes and melted butter. Stir in sugar. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Stir in half-and-half and vanilla. Pour into pie shell and sprinkle top with ground nutmeg.
Bake 10 minutes at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C), then reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C), and bake 35 minutes more.