After harvesting your sweet potato crop, you will be looking for recipes. A simple treat to use your sweet potatoes in is an easy sweet potato pie. The recipe requires little preparation and doesn’t need many ingredients. With a few spices and other easy ingredients, you can create an appetizing dessert that should please your friends and family. Also, you can make you finished sweet potato pie even sweeter by topping with a spoonful of whipped cream.
Fill a large pot with water and then add two to three large sweet potatoes to the pot. Boil the potatoes for at least 10 minutes and then remove the pot from the heat.
Peel the boiled sweet potatoes, the cut into 1-inch cubes. Place the cubes in a large bowl and mash them with a potato masher. Make sure you have at least 2 cups of mashed sweet potatoes.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Add three eggs, 1 cup of plain yogurt, 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. of nutmeg and 1/2 cup of brown sugar to the mashed sweet potatoes in the large bowl.
Beat the ingredients together in the large bowl using an electric mixer. Continue beating until all of the ingredients are mixed well.
Pour your mixture into a 9-inch frozen pie crust and then smooth out the mixture with a rubber spatula. Place the pie on a baking sheet and spread a 3/4 cup of chopped pecans over the top of the mixture.
Bake your pie for 45 to 50 minutes, or until the edges of the pie crust turn golden brown. Allow at least a half hour for the pie to cool.