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Easy Sweet Potato Pie | Thanksgiving Desserts | Pie Recipes |

I don’t know how things are in your house, but around here, come Thanksgiving, PIE becomes a hot topic of conversation. We take our Thanksgiving menu very seriously, and nothing is more important to the success of the meal than the finale! Our choices are usually the classics–Pumpkin, Apple and Pecan.

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But this year, I wanted to try my hand at sweet potato. Maybe I’m just missing the South! But the reality is that this deliciously flavor-packed pie is the perfect way to mix things up just a little, but still keep all the flavor of fall. Give it a try and see!

Assemble your ingredients: Butter, brown sugar, eggs, Maple syrup, vanilla extract, sweet potatoes, evaporated milk, salt, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, refrigerated pie crust, heavy cream and sugar.

Here is what you need:

1/3 cup butter, soft
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 TBS real Maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 large sweet potatoes cooked and mashed (2 cups)
3/4 cup evaporated milk
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
1 9 inch refrigerated pie crust
 
Maple Whipped Cream
1 cup heavy cream
2 TBS Maple syrup
1 TBS sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp cinnamon
 
Pierce each sweet potato several times with a fork then wrap potatoes in foil and place in cooking sheet.

Step 1: Pierce each sweet potato several times with a fork. Then wrap potatoes in foil and place in cooking sheet. Cook in 400 degree oven for 50-75 minutes.

Placed cooled, mashed sweet potatoes into large measuring cup.

Step 2: Once sweet potatoes are cooked, allow to cool then remove from foil. Scoop out potato flesh and mash.

In a large bowl, mix together sweet potatoes, butter, sugar, evaporated milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, maple syrup and salt.

Step 3: Take pie crust out of freezer and place on baking sheet and set aside. In a large bowl, mix together sweet potatoes, butter, sugar, evaporated milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, maple syrup and salt.

Add beaten eggs to pie mixture and mix well.

Step 4: In a small bowl, lightly beat eggs. Then add beaten eggs to pie mixture and mix well.

Pour sweet potato mixture into pie shell.

Step 5: Pour mixture into pie shell and bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce heat and bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes or until pie is set and knife comes out clean.

Allow sweet potato pie to cool.

Step 6: Allow to cool for 2 hours.

Beat cream on high speed until it begins to thicken.

Step 7: To make maple whipped cream: Add all ingredients to large cold bowl and beat the cream on high speed until it begins to thicken and get slightly stiff. Add the maple syrup, sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon to the cream. Continue whipping the cream until it forms stiff peaks.

Slice pie and serve with maple whipped cream and enjoy!

Step 6: Slice pie and serve with maple whipped cream and enjoy!

 

Sweet Potato Pie with Maple Whipped Cream

This amazing pie is so simple and easy and the perfect alternative if you don't care for traditional pumpkin.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Sweet Potato Pie with Maple Whipped Cream
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 45 minutes
Cooling time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 8 people

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter soft
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 TBS real Maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large sweet potatoes cooked and mashed 2 cups
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 9 inch refrigerated pie crust
  • For Maple Whipped Cream:
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 TBS Maple syrup
  • 1 TBS sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Pierce each sweet potato several times with a fork. Then wrap potatoes in foil and place in cooking sheet. Cook in 400 degree oven for 50-60 minutes.
  2. Once sweet potatoes are cooked, allow to cool then remove from foil. Scoop out potato flesh and mash.
  3. Take pie crust out of freezer and place on baking sheet and set aside. In a large bowl, mix together sweet potatoes, butter, sugar, evaporated milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, maple syrup and salt.
  4. In a small bowl, lightly beat eggs. Then add beaten eggs to pie mixture and mix well
  5. Pour mixture into pie shell and bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce heat and bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until pie is set and knife comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool on wire rack for 2 hours.
  7. To make maple whipped cream: Beat the cream on high speed until it begins to thicken and get slightly stiff. Add the maple syrup, sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon to the cream. Continue whipping the cream until it forms stiff peaks. *Tip- Use a cold bowl and beaters.
  8. Slice pie and serve with maple whipped cream and enjoy!

Easy Sweet Potato Pie | Thanksgiving Desserts | Pie Recipes |

7 Comments

  1. November 2 at 01:04PM

    Sweet potato pie sounds amazing; I tried it once but I used canned sweet potatoes. Fresh potatoes must make a big difference, because I wasn’t as impressed as I thought I would be. And I LOVE sweet potatoes. I think I’ll give your recipe a go 🙂

    • Ruth Soukup
      November 2 at 09:38PM

      Please do try it and let me know how you like it. Be sure to make the Maple Whipped Cream. It is so tasty!! 🙂

  2. November 3 at 10:17PM

    I never made Sweet Potato pie but your recipe with the pictures of steps makes it look real easy. It also looks super delicious. Thanks for sharing this post it just might make our Thanksgiving table this year.

  3. November 4 at 05:50PM

    I started making sweet potato pie a couple years ago for Thanksgiving. Be careful because after you make it, it becomes a requirement. I think everyone who tries it likes it better than pumpkin.

  4. Nancy
    November 5 at 11:31AM

    Could whip cream be chilled until ready to serve?

    • Ruth Soukup
      November 6 at 09:21PM

      Yes, you can and should keep Maple Whipped Cream refrigerated until you are ready to serve. 🙂

  5. November 9 at 10:10PM

    Look SO good.

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