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Lemony Sweet Potato Pie

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"For a finger-licking finale to any holiday meal, I turn to this light and luscious sweet potato pie laced with just a hint of lemon. Funny how folks always seem able to find room for this delectable dessert! - Peggy West Georgetown, Delaware"
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Press mashed sweet potatoes through a sieve or food mill. In a bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, water, butter and extracts. Stir in the sugar and sweet potatoes. Pour into crust.
  2. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 min. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake 20-30 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Serve pie with whipped cream Refrigerate leftovers.

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Most helpful positive review

GREAT! you can always add your own secret Items. I've used condensed milk, Karo syrup, I even put the brown sugar in it. For your pie to come out nice, rich and smooth, Hey put a couple table sp...

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I gave this recipe three stars, because I made some changes to it. In my family and among my friends this is the basic sweet potato recipe without the lemon extract. I make it with the lemon e...

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I gave this recipe three stars, because I made some changes to it. In my family and among my friends this is the basic sweet potato recipe without the lemon extract. I make it with the lemon e...

GREAT! you can always add your own secret Items. I've used condensed milk, Karo syrup, I even put the brown sugar in it. For your pie to come out nice, rich and smooth, Hey put a couple table sp...

I added 1/2 cup brown sugar but this pie is delicious

Great recipe! I turned to this recipe because my mom made her pies with lemon only. Great and delicious! I did leave out that water since the pies will retain some water from when they are b...

These pies originated in the deep south. They are not pumpkin pies and if you spice it with much besides vanilla and a little cinnamon, it tastes like pumpkin pie. If you don't like just plain s...

I made this pie tonight and I LOVED it!!! I've never made a sweet potato pie without nutmeg or cinnamon. Was pleasantly surprised. Loved the lemon flavor. I didn't have evaporated milk so us...

I admit I was a little nervous making this, but it turned out okay. I needed to cook it a little longer so it would set, and it was still a little soft in the middle. It tasted great. I cut b...

This was delicious! I used yams. I steamed the yams first until cooked, and waited for them to cool down. Then I just mashed and blended it together. I did not sieve the yams, so the pie came ou...

One word to sum it up that word is DELICIOUS !!!!