Sweet potato pie recipe

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Title

Sweet potato pie recipe

Subject

Food and Drink
Family Life

Description

Recipe for sweet potato pie, a family favorite.

Source

Recipe from pg. 173 of Watkins Cookbook

Publisher

The J.R. Watkins Co

Date

ca. 1920s

Contributor

Wade, Carrier

Format

Book

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Sweet Potato Pie 

2 cups cooked sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla
2/3 cup sugar
1 unbaked pie shell
1/3 teaspoon salt
3 eggs
1/2 teaspoon Watkins Cinnamon
1/2 cup cream
2 tablespoons brandy

Scrub potatoes, boil with skins until tender, peel, mash, put through strainer.  Add beaten eggs, one half of sugar, cream, melted butter, 2 tablespoons brandy.  Pour into unbaked pie shell.  Bake in hot oven, 450 degrees F., 10 minutes, reduce heat to 350 degrees F., bake about 35 minutes longer until knife will come out clean.  When cool, cover with meringue made of stiffly beaten whites of eggs, remaining sugar, and Watkins Lemon Extract.  Brown lightly in over, serve hot.