Mai Mai Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Step 1

Prepare pie crusts according to package directions for one crust filled pie using two 9" pie pans. Flute edges to form a high rim. In small bowl, combine remaining crust ingredients; mix well. Spread half of mixture evenly over bottom of each crust; refrigerate. Heat oven to 425 degrees. In medium bowl, combine sweet potatoes and butter; mix well. Set aside.

Step 2

In large bowl, combine eggs and 1 c sugar; beat well. Add sweet potato mixture and remaining filling ingredients except walnuts; mix well. Stir in walnuts.

Step 3

Pour into crust-lined pans. Bake pies for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees; bake an additional 45 to 55 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Step 4

Just before serving, fold orange peel into whipped cream; spread over pies. Store in refrigerator.

Makes 2 pies of 8 servings each.

Things You'll Need

  • 15oz Pkg Pillsbury
  • -Refrigerated Pie Crusts
  • 1/4c Coconut
  • 1T Sugar
  • 2T Maple syrup
  • 3 1/2c Hot cooked mashed sweet
  • -potatoes
  • 1/2c Butter, melted
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1c Sugar
  • 1t Cinnamon
  • 1/2t Salt
  • 1/2t Cloves
  • 1/2c Milk
  • 1/2c Half&half
  • 1/2c Coconut milk
  • 1/2c Maple syrup
  • 1/2c Orange juice
  • 2T Candied ginger, minced
  • 1t Vanilla
  • 1t Orange extract
  • 1c Walnuts, chopped
  • 1T Grated orange peel
  • 1c Whipping cream, whipped

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