Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

My mother-in-law makes the best sweet potato pie in the world, hands down!  I always request it for Thanksgiving or any other family get together.  She only uses a bare minimum of sugar and spices and that really allows the true flavor of the sweet potatoes to shine through.  She also doesn’t use a recipe so I have never been able to duplicate her pie.  It is really hard to measure “a dollop of this and a sprinkle of that”.  As a result, I have been on the look out for a recipe that replicates the flavor of her pie.  This recipe comes from one of my favorite dessert cookbooks, Southern Pies.  It is about as close as I can get to my mother-in-law’s pie.  Enjoy! Continue reading

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