Sweet Potato Pies RecipeGuardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


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This is the season for sweet potatoes. Instead of eating boiled and fried potato every time, you can switch up and try the sweet potato pies.

Sweet potatoes
Granulated sugar
Evaporated milk
Whole eggs
Egg yolk
Ground nutmeg, ground ginger, and cinnamon spice
Vanilla extract
Homemade unbaked pie crust


  • Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  • Line the bottom of the pie crust with parchment paper, then add dried beans on top. The beans will ensure that the bottom of the crust does not rise.
  • Bake for 5-6 minutes in the preheated oven, remove from the oven and let it cool.
  • Rinse, peel, and cut the sweet potatoes into chunks, then add to a medium saucepan. Water should cover the potatoes at least an inch.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat and then reduce the heat. Cook until tender and potatoes can be easily pierced with a fork – about 12 minutes or more depending on the size of the potatoes.
  • Drain water and simmer for about 1 minute or until water has…

Source: Guardian Newspaper