Mattie Leaks Southern Sweet Potatoe Pie
From a friend in South Carolina
- 2 cups sweet potatoes (mashed) boil them with skin on . Peel when cool.
- 1 Tbp butter or margarine
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 tps salt
- 1 tps cinnamon
- 1/2 tps ground ginger
- 1/4 tps ground clover (optional)
- 1 2/3 cups evaporated milk
- 1 tps vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Mix the first 8 ingredients to taste before adding the eggs.
Bake at 425 for the first 15 minutes reduce heat to 350 and for 45 minute.
Mattie suggests serving with vanilla ice cream or a do-lop of whipped cream.