This is my family's favorite around the holidays. The rum and butter give the pie a rich flavor.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
8
Yield:
1 - 9 inch pie
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

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  • Into food processor, put sweet potatoes, evaporated milk, sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, rum, eggs and butter or margarine. Blend until smooth. Pour into pie shell.

  • Bake for 10 minutes in preheated oven. Reduce heat to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Bake for about 50 minutes more, or until the filling is firm.

Nutrition Facts

326 calories; protein 6.7g 13% DV; carbohydrates 34.2g 11% DV; fat 17.6g 27% DV; cholesterol 73.2mg 24% DV; sodium 380.4mg 15% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (61)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2004
I concur that the amount of sugar listed in the recipe seems too small. I upped the quantity to 2/3 cup of white sugar. Having said that this is a remarkably easy recipe to fit in to even the time constraints of a full menu resulting in a pie so delicious that battles ensued as to who will get third helpings. Strongly recommend to cooks of all skill levels. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/01/2005
Although this pie was texturally excellent no one in my family enjoyed the rum taste. I am going to try it again omitting the rum and adding a bit more sugar. Read More
(12)
73 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 55
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
11/25/2004
I concur that the amount of sugar listed in the recipe seems too small. I upped the quantity to 2/3 cup of white sugar. Having said that this is a remarkably easy recipe to fit in to even the time constraints of a full menu resulting in a pie so delicious that battles ensued as to who will get third helpings. Strongly recommend to cooks of all skill levels. Read More
(53)
Rating: 5 stars
12/23/2002
This was my first time ever making a sweet potatoe pie and it was a hit. Quick and easy. Friends and family loved it. I made enough for 2 pies (I cooked 3 large size sweet potatoes.) Thanks for a wonderful recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/18/2005
I feel sort of bad giving this review to this recipe because clearly I'm in the minority of those who've submitted a review but I didn't like this recipe at all! This was the first sweet potato pie that I 've made. I've read that oftentimes sweet potato pie is so much better than regular pumpkin pie so I was anxious to try a sweet potato pie. I followed the recipe exactly but my husband and I both didn't like it. Of course I'm comparing it to pumpkin and maybe that's wrong (like comparing apples to oranges). I therefore didn't rate this recipe. Unfortunately I ended up throwing the pie out and the recipe. I'll stick to pumpkin. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/14/2003
My guests loved this receipe! I was not sure if the ingredient rum meant extract or pure so I used pure Puerto Rican spiced rum and it gave the pie a wonderful flavor! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/04/2005
This recipe is great! I made it this evening and couldn't let it cool before trying it. This was so quick to assemble with the processor my three year old helped. I cut back on the sugar since I have gestational diabetes and it was still delicious. Other than that I followed the directions pretty closely though I added a little more spices to compensate for the reduced sugar. I think I put in about a 1/4 off a cup of brown sugar. I did add a little vanilla but that just makes sense... This came out really great it satisfied my craving without making me ill. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/26/2005
Great pie!! Didn't think it looked right going in the oven but turned out fantastic! Top it off with a pecan and brown sugar mixture during the last 15 minutes of baking and it's good to go. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/23/2002
I love this pie. It's the best sweet potatoe pie recipe that I've found. My family friends and co-workers make it disappear really fast. You have got to try it:) Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/01/2005
Although this pie was texturally excellent no one in my family enjoyed the rum taste. I am going to try it again omitting the rum and adding a bit more sugar. Read More
(12)
Rating: 5 stars
12/27/2003
This was very very good. I put on a topping from another recipe (Sweet Potato Pie). I will make this for Thanksgiving. dggilmore Read More
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