Rich sweet potato pie

    1 hour

    The secret to this sweet potato pie is using a bit of evaporated milk. Ground ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg give it a tonne of flavour.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 500g cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
    • 60g butter, softened
    • 2 eggs, separated
    • 110g brown soft sugar
    • 1 pinch of salt
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 125ml evaporated milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 3 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 1 (23cm) pastry case

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
    2. Combine sweet potatoes, butter, egg yolks, brown sugar, salt, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, evaporated milk and vanilla in a bowl; mix well.
    3. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; stir in caster sugar. Fold egg whites into sweet potato mixture. Pour into unbaked pastry case.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 180 C / Gas mark 4 and continue baking until firm, about 30 minutes.

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