Grandma Gert's Recipes

My grandmother's favorite recipes collected over her lifetime.

Thursday, December 22, 2005

Sweet Potato Pie

2 eggs
1/3 cup syrup
1 cup sweet milk
1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
1/4 cup sugar
1/8 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
pinch of salt

Beat eggs light, to which add syrup, milk and well mashed sweet potatoes. Blend sugar, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, and salt together and add to first mixture. Have pie pan lined with flaky pastry and pour this mixture in pan. Bake until the pie is firm and done, a long baking period in moderate oven being necessary. The first 8 or 10 minutes the oven should be hot then decrease the heat to moderate for remainder of baking period.


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