My mother's sweet potato pie

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Cooked sweet potatoes (mashed)
1½ cup Sugar
2½ tablespoon Softened butter or margarine
⅔ cup Evaporated milk
3 Egg yolks (beaten)
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1 teaspoon Ground nutmeg
3 Egg whites
1 9" deep dish pastry shell (uncooked)

Christine Overstreet (my Mother) from Kosciusko, Mississippi Combine sweet potatoes, sugar and butter and stir well. Stir in milk, egg yolks, vanilla, and nutmeg (set aside), Beat egg whites (at room temperature) at high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold egg whites into sweet potato mixture. Pour into unbaked pie shell and bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake 45 minutes or until set.

Posted to FOODWINE Digest 12 Sep 96 From: The Overstreets <billover@...> Date: Thu, 12 Sep 1996 19:17:17 -0700

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