Delicious ways to celebrate Kwanzaa
 Photo 7/7 
Sweets
In this article

Sweets


And last but not least, dessert! From pies to cobblers, cakes to sweet breads, tis the season to be baking, giving and sharing.

One way you can’t go wrong: a classic sweet potato pie. 

Nutmeg, vanilla and cinnamon come together to transform the sweet potato into a decadent but nourishing dessert.

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Ingredients
1 pound sweet potato
1/2-cup butter, softened
1/2-cup of natural orange juice
1/4-cup white sugar
1/4-cup milk
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-9 inch unbaked pie crust

Directions
1. Boil large sweet potato whole in skin for 45 to 60 minutes, or until done.
2. When done, run cold water over the sweet potato, and remove the skin.
3. Break apart sweet potato in a bowl.
4. Add butter, and mix well with mixer. Stir in sugar, milk, juice, egg, nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla.
5. Beat on medium speed until mixture is smooth.
6. Pour filling into an unbaked pie crust.
7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 to 60 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
8. When done, let pie stand cool for 20 minutes.

Courtesy of Walker Tisdale III, founder of HealthyBlackMen.org/Kwanzaa Culinarians


Editor
2013/12/26
Rank this page: 

another free recipe every day
Don't miss...
Fatigue fighters: 8 foods that boost your energySAG Awards 2014: Stars on the red carpet
Decision-making: A guide for the indecisiveThe best ideas for New Year's Eve worldwide!
Latest… 2014/08/14
Guides
Videos
Calories in fruits
Growing tomatoes
Superfoods
American pancake recipe | how to make American pancakes
See all guides
Phil Vickery’s Christmas gingerbread recipe
See all videos