Sweet Potato Pie with Candied Bacon

Sweet Potato Pie with Candied Bacon
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Try adding candied bacon to sweet potato pie.

8
Servings
271
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the candied bacon

  • strips bacon, chopped
  • 1  Tablespoon  maple syrup
  • 1  Tablespoon  brown sugar

For the pie

  • One 9-inch pie crust
  • 2  Cups  puréed sweet potato
  • eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1  Cup  evaporated millk
  • 2  Tablespoons  maple syrup
  • 2/3  Cups  sugar
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1 1/4  Teaspoon  cinnamon
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  nutmeg
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  ground cloves

For the cinnamon maple whipped cream

  • 1  Cup  heavy whipping cream
  • 2  Tablespoons  maple syrup
  • 1  Teaspoon  ground cinnamon

Directions

For the candied bacon

Toss the bacon with brown sugar and maple syrup. Cook in a pan on medium-high heat until crisp stirring and moving continually, about 6-7 minutes.  Drain and cool completely.

For the pie

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Combine the sweet potato, milk, egg, and maple syrup in the blender. Add the spices. Pour into the crust. Bake for 15 minutes.  Decrease oven to 350 degrees and add all but 1 tablespoon bacon to the top of the pie.  Remaining bacon will be used as garnish.  Bake for an additional 35-45 minutes until set.  Pie can be made earlier in the day or even the day before. Top with whipped cream.

For the cinnamon maple whipped cream

Whip cream for 3-4 minutes using an electric hand mixer.  Add maple syrup and cinnamon. Whip until stiff peaks form. Spread on top of pie. Top with remaining candied bacon.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
21g
23%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
36g
28%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
250µg
36%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
119mg
12%
Choline, total
17mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Fluoride, F
7µg
0%
Folate, total
14µg
4%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
19mg
6%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
97mg
14%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
122mg
8%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
73g
3%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Sweet Potato Shopping Tip

Only buy potatoes that are firm, intact, and without any sprouts or green parts.

Sweet Potato Cooking Tip

Potatoes oxidize quickly; have a bowl full of cold water to put your potatoes after cutting them in order stop them from oxidizing.