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Sweetest Southern Sweet Potato Pie Recipe
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Sweetest Southern Sweet Potato Pie

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"This is a very unique sweet potato pie recipe, given to me by my mother. It's quite sweet, with a lighter texture than your typical sweet potato pie. If you like sweet potatoes and you have a sweet tooth, this one's for you!"

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Original recipe makes 1 9-inch pie Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 15 mins

    2 hrs 15 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place sweet potatoes in an aluminum foil-lined baking dish.
  2. Bake in preheated oven until potatoes are easily pierced with a fork and skin loosens, 30 to 45 minutes. Allow potatoes to cool.
  3. Peel potatoes and mash with a potato masher in a large bowl. Beat sugar, evaporated milk, butter, corn syrup, eggs, flour, vanilla extract, apple pie spice, and salt into mashed sweet potatoes with an electric mixer until fluffy, about 5 minutes. Pour sweet potato batter into pie crust. Excess batter can be reserved for another use.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until pie is set and crust is browned, 45 to 50 minutes.
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Sep 13, 2012

I'm the submitter of the recipe. I actually submitted this 6 years ago, and I've made some changes in how I make this now. I usually use cane syrup instead of corn syrup, and depending on how sweet my potatoes are, I cut back a bit on the sugar. The pie is not heavy on a spice flavor due to my preference (I like the sweet poatoes to take center stage), but you can certainly up the spice amount if you prefer a spicier flavor. You can also use pumpkin pie spice; I just like the apple pie spice better. I don't recommend using canned sweet potatoes as the fresh gives a much better flavor, but you can certainly use those in a pinch. As the notes states, this is a very sweet pie, and it's definitely not low calorie. Great for a thanksiving or Christmas table, because it's definitely an indulgence.

Dec 08, 2012

Great recipe! I made 3 pies on Thanksgiving and Im making one today! They were soo sweet and goooood! My kids, and husband loved it. This taste just like my dads recipe....from Virginia! :)


12 Ratings

Apr 15, 2013

What a great recipe-it set up well, and my husband loved it!

Dec 25, 2013

Tried this recipe for Thanksgiving 2013 and everyone loved it. It does take longer than 50 minutes to set but other than that its a great recipes. I recommend it to everyone.

Nov 26, 2013

This recipe is quick and VERY easy. My first time making a sweet potato pie and it was delicious. I didn't have corn syrup but followed the recipe otherwise. For those wanting spice, I added more vanilla and a tsp of cinnamon and found it enhanced the pie nicely.

Nov 23, 2013

This was a great recipe, in my opinion it was a little too sweet, but still very good. I also chose to use pumpkin pie spice compared to apple pie spice.

Nov 28, 2014

One of the best Sweet Potato Pie I every had. My husband made two for Thanksgiving 2014 and two the day after.

Jan 20, 2015

My family LOVED this recipe. This was my first attempt at making sweet potato pie and it was a huge success! The only thing I changed was I added a half of a teasppon more vanilla and a dash more of cinnamon


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  • Calories
  • 530 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 79.8 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol
  • 84 mg
  • 28%
  • Fat
  • 22.1 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 348 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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