Flaky Sweet Potato Pie
|Cooked sweet potatoes||4 Medium|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Lemon extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Bottled milk/3/4 cup evaporated milk and 3/4 cup water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Melted butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Line a 9" pie plate with pastry, having a fluted edge.
Press cooked sweet potatoes through a ricer, or mash well with a potato masher, then measure 1 1/3 c.
Beat the eggs until light, then add sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, lemon extract, and milk, and beat with an egg beater until smooth.
Add butter and mashed potatoes, and beat well with egg beater.
Pour into pastry lined pie plate, and bake in a moderately hot oven of 400ºF for 45-55 min., or until a silver knife inserted in the center comes out clean.