Sweet Potato Pie IV


This is a sweet potato pie with optional pecan topping. It uses sweetened condensed milk, as opposed to the more commonly used evaporated milk. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream. Yams may be used instead of sweet potatoes.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
1 to 9 - inch pie


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 egg

  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoons dark corn syrup

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

  • ½ teaspoon maple flavored extract

  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Boil sweet potato whole in skin for 40 to 50 minutes until done. Run cold water over the sweet potato, and remove the skin. Break apart in a large bowl.

  2. Melt 1/4 cup butter or margarine, and pour it in the bowl with the sweet potatoes. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Blend in sweetened condensed milk, cinnamon, orange rind, vanilla, nutmeg, salt, and 1 egg. Pour into the unbaked crust.

  3. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 20 minutes. Remove the pie from the oven and reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  4. While the pie is baking, prepare the topping. Mix together 1 egg, corn syrup, brown sugar, 1 tablespoon melted butter, maple flavoring, and pecans. Mix thoroughly. Sprinkle over pie.

  5. Bake for another 25 minutes until set.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

523 Calories
30g Fat
57g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 523
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 345mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 9mg 46%
Calcium 184mg 14%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 412mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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