Down Home Sweet Potato Pie


  • 1 frozen pre-made pie crust (or make your own homemade crust)
  • 2 pounds of sweet potatoes
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of whipping cream or 1/2 cup of milk and 1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/2 stick of unsalted butter
  • 4 tsp of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp kosher salt

Here is a down home classic. Quick and easy Guaranteed to please your sweet tooth!


  • Peel potatoes cut into cubes and bake or boil until soft
  • Puree potatoes in a food processor or press through a mesh sieve until smooth.
  • Place in a large bowl and whisk in all other ingredients until very smooth.
  • Pre heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Pour in filling to thawed pie crust.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 325 and bake for 20 minutes more.
  • Cool completely on a rack.
  • Add whipped cream and serve.


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