Eastern Shore of Virginia Recipes

Sweet Potato Pie

Provided by Martha Simpson

Sweet Potato Pie

(Used by many women in the Parksley Area for years)

Mix in order given:
1 1/2 c. cooked mashed sweet potatoes
1 c. sugar
2 egg yolks
pinch salt
1 tbsp. flour
1 lump melted butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. lemon extract
2 c. milk
1 large can evaporated milk (undiluted0
2 egg whites beaten stiff

Strain and pour into unbaked pie shells.
Bake at 400 degrees until firm, about 35-40 minutes.
Makes 2 9-inch pies.

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