Sweet Potato Pecan Pie

Sweet Potato Pecan Pie

Ingredients

  • Filling:
  • 500g sweet potato, peeled & chopped
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 250ml pouring cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • Use pre-made pastry cases (or make your own)
  • Whipped cream & maple syrup to serve.

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

Step 2

Steam sweet potato for 20 mins to soften. Once soft set aside to cool for 10 mins.

Step 3

Blend or process sweet potato with sugar, paste, spices, cream and eggs until smooth.

Step 4

Pour mixture into pastry cases and sprinkle with pecans.

Step 5

Bake for 25-30 minutes until set. Cool to room temperature before chilling until firm. Serve topped with whipped cream and a drizzle of maple syrup.

Did you know?

Sweet potatoes as the #1 most nutritional vegetable,with more nutrients than even spinach or broccoli