Monday, November 5, 2007

Sweet Potato Pie

I got this recipe from a friend from Georgia. It is his grandma's recipe and it's awesome! It tastes like pumpkin pie only sweeter.

3 C. mashed sweet potatoes
2 Tlb. butter
2 C. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1+ tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp. all spice
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 C. evaporated milk
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 unbaked crust

pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
boil and mash potatoes
combine first 9 ingreadents with eletric mixer untill smooth
add milk, eggs, and vanilla
pour into crust, bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes
reduce heat to 350 degress and bake for 35 more minutes
let cool compleatly and serve with cool whip or vanilla ice cream


This recipe is from David's grandma. It is light and flaky.

2 C. flour
1 C. shortening
1 tsp. salt

remove 1/3 C. flour add 6 rounded Tbs. of ice water, mix to a past
mix flour, salt and shortening to a course mixture
add past all at once
mix lightly, divide into 2 balls and roll out
makes two bottom crusts

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