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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Mallow-Praline Sweet Potato Pie

Makes: 8 to 10 servings

Prep 45 mins Bake 375°F 45 mins to 50 mins Cool 1 hr


1 2/3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes or one 17.2-ounce can whole sweet potatoes, drained and mashed

1/3 cup granulated sugar

1/4 cup pure maple syrup

1 teaspoon finely chopped crystallized ginger or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg or 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

1/8 teaspoon salt

3 eggs, lightly beaten

1 cup buttermilk

1 recipe Baked Pastry Shell

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons packed brown sugar

2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

1 tablespoon milk

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1 cup tiny marshmallows


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. For filling, in a large bowl stir together sweet potatoes, granulated sugar, the 1/4 cup maple syrup, the ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and salt. Add eggs; beat lightly with a fork just until combined. Gradually stir in buttermilk until thoroughly combined.

2. Place the Baked Pastry Shell on a foil-lined baking sheet on the oven rack. Carefully pour filling into pastry shell. Bake for 30 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan melt the butter over medium heat. Gradually stir in brown sugar, the 2 tablespoons maple syrup, and the milk. Cook and stir until mixture comes to boiling. With pie on the oven rack, sprinkle partially baked pie with pecans and marshmallows. Carefully pour hot brown sugar mixture over the top. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes more or until center appears set when shaken. Cool on a wire rack for at least 1 hour. Cover and chill within 2 hours.

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