North Carolina’s Favorite Sweet Potato Pie
The recipe for North Carolina’s Favorite Sweet Potato Pie combines sweet potatoes, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla pudding for a sweet Southern dessert.
2 ¼ cups cooked mashed sweet potatoes
¾ cup granulated sugar
½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
½ cup packaged French vanilla instant pudding
¾ cup evaporated milk
2 large eggs, room temperature
6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
1 9-inch unbaked pie shell
- In a large bowl combine all ingredients and beat at medium speed until well blended. Spread evenly into unbaked pie shell.
- Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees and bake for 40 minutes longer or until set.
- Cool on wire rack. If desired, garnish with whipped cream, raspberries and mint leaves
Author: Marianne Langan for the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission