Sweet Sweet Potato Pie




Introduction: Sweet Sweet Potato Pie

About: This profile is comprised of the instructions written by my Composition 101 students. The assignment was intent to get them thinking about how to explain and teach how to complete a given process to a group...

This sweet potato pie is a family favorite and it is perfect for a dessert during the holidays. Its a dessert I can't wait for during the holiday season. It is great hope you like it.

Step 1: The Filling

you  will need three cans of yams, 2 cups of sugar, 1/2 cup of butter melted, 4 eggs well beaten, 2 tsp. vanilla, 1 can of sweet and condenced milk.
Get a big mixing bowl, then open the yams and drain them pour the yams in the bowl. mash the yams with a potato masher, add two cups of sugar and mix.

Step 2: Finishing the Filling

After adding the sugar, add 1\2 cups of melted butter and stir. Then get a small bowl and beat four eggs well and also add to the mixing bowl and mix. add the 2 tsp. vanilla with the one can of sweet and condensed milk. mix till it all blends smoothly. the final filling step is to pour into a 9x13 or three 8 in. pie pans.

Step 3: The Pecan Toping

Now its the best part of the yummy dessert. some people do not like nuts but i love this nut toping.
get a small mixing bowl, your brown sugar, flour, 5 tsp. of melted butter and one cup of pecans preferable already crushed. Then you wont have to crush them yourself like i did for you guys. ok back to the small mixing bowl, add the brown sugar and make sure you press the suagr down in the measering cup to get a full cup. Then add the half cup flour to the bowl the next step is to smash your pecans or if you already have them smashed measure out a full cup and add to the bowl also. finally add the melted of soft butter to the bowl and mix untill all the ingreadiants are crumbled and covered with a light butter coat. setting your pan or pans out crummble the topping over the top of the yam mixture untill fully covered.

Step 4: Enjoying the Delicious Dessert

While mixing up the topping pre heat your oven to 350 degress. by the time your done topping the pie the oven should be ready. bake the pie for twinty to thirty minutes or untill the pie has a firm structure and dosent jiggle like jelly in the middle. set them aside to cool then enjoy.

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    10 years ago on Introduction

    Nice "ible"  my family LOVES sweet potato pie and not just for holidays, it's the dessert of choice for every gathering except birthdays. My daughter always makes it so Im not real sure of the recipe, it's close to yours except she uses pumpkin pie spice and jack danials. Sometimes she use's plain pecans, sometimes pretoasted or candied. We're fortunate that my other daughter has pecan trees on her georgia farm = )  If you use fresh sweet potatos (yams) baked until soft the results is much sweeter than the canned so you can cut way back on the refined sugar or go REALLY old school and use molasses... Thanks for getting my salavating glands started ! ! ! !