Sweet Potato Pecan Pie

November 25, 2012

Credit to Kevin Lynch of ClosetCooking.com

Ingredients
  • 2 cups sweet potato, roasted, scooped and mashed
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 maple syrup (or golden syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon (optional)
  • 1 pie crust
  • 1 1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup (or golden syrup)
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon (optional)
Directions
  1. Mix the sweet potatoes, eggs, sugars, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and bourbon in a large bowl and pour it into the pie crust.
  2. Place the pecans on top of the sweet potato filling.
  3. Mix the sugar, maple syrup, eggs, butter, vanilla and bourbon and pour it on top of the pecans.
  4. Bake in a preheated 375F oven until the pastry id golden brown and the pecan layer is set, about 40-60 minutes.

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