Better Than Patti LaBelle's Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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Mar. 12, 2019

Our homemade sweet potato pie recipe is Better Than Patti LaBelle's Sweet Potato Pie... Hands down! So if you are looking for a sweet potato pie recipe - give this one a try.

Ingredients

Orange fleshed sweet potatoes 3 Large (you need 3 cups cooked or pureed)
Butter 125 Milliliter , melt (about 1/2 cup)
Packed light brown sugar 60 Milliliter (about 1/4 cup)
Maple syrup 60 Milliliter (about 1/4 cup)
Eggs 3 Large
35 % whipping cream 60 Milliliter (about 1/4 cup)
Ground cinnamon 2 Milliliter (about 1/2 tsp)
Freshly grated nutmeg 5 Milliliter (about 1 tsp)
Bourbon 30 Milliliter (about 2 tbsp)
Coarse salt 2 Milliliter

Directions

FOR THE SWEET POTATOES:

GETTING READY:

1. Preheat oven to 240ºC (475ºF).

MAKING:

2. Prick the sweet potatoes with a fork and bake until the sweet potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife, about an hour.

3. Peel the sweet potatoes and discard the skins.

4. Use a hand-held electric mixer to blend until creamy and smooth.

5. You'll need 3 cups for the filling; scoop out the remainder and reserve for another use.

FOR THE SWEET POTATO PIE:

GETTING READY:

1. Lower the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

MAKING:

2. To the sweet potato puree, add the melted butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, eggs, cream, cinnamon, nutmeg, bourbon, and salt.

3. Beat on medium speed until well incorporated.

4. Pour filling into a 9½" deep dish pie shell, and bake until a knife inserted in the center of the filling comes out clean yet the filling still jiggles a bit, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

5. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

SERVING:

6. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 150 Minutes
Ready In: 150 Minutes
Servings: 6