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Homemade sweet potato pie


Homemade sweet potato pie (PHOTO: Drum)

Ingredients 12
Servings 6-8
Time 20 min

Ingredients

  • 250
    ml
    flour
  • 15
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 125
    ml
    cold butter
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 30
    ml
    cold water
  • 625
    ml
    cooked sweet potato, mashed
  • 125
    ml
    butter, melted
  • 375
    ml
    brown sugar
  • 5
    ml
    ground nutmeg
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 410
    g
    1 can evaporated milk
 

Method

Baking: 40-45min
 

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a tart dish.

1 PASTRY

Sift the flour and sugar. Rub in the butter, using your fingers, until crumbly. Mix in the egg, then add the cold water. Chill the dough in

the fridge for 30 minutes.

2 Roll out the dough and line the tart dish. Prick the pastry with a fork. Bake for 15 minutes, then set it aside to cool.

3 FILLING

Beat the potato mash and butter with an electric beater. Beat in the sugar, nutmeg and vanilla essence. Add the eggs one at a time and beat well. Slowly add the evaporated milk while beating continuously.

4 Pour the filling into the shell. Smooth the surface.

5 Bake until the pie is set and lightly browned.

 

 

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