Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie
  1. 3 sweet potatoes (cooked and mashed)
  2. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 1 cup creme fraiche
  5. ¾ cup light brown sugar
  6. ½ cup dark corn syrup
  7. 1 vanilla bean split (use the scraped seeds from inside)
  8. ½ teaspoon ground dry ginger
  9. ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  10. ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  11. ½ teaspoon salt
  12. 1 cup chopped pecans
  13. 1 prepared pie crust (for the bottom only)
  1. Blend 1 cup of sweet potatoes and 1 T butter. In a large bowl beat the eggs
  2. then add the sweet potato-butter mix and whisk. In a separate bowl mix
  3. Mix together the creme fraiche, brown sugar, com syrup, vanilla, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  4. When that has been blended, then add the sweet potato.
  5. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Pour this mixture into the pie crust and bake at 375° for about 35-40 minutes.
  7. To know whether your pie is ready, poke a wooden toothpick into the pie, and, if it comes out clean, then it's done!
  8. Serve with sweetened whipped cream flavored with Southern Comfort.
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