Sweet Potato Pies

Sweet Potato Pies

Delicious treats for the whole family!

Sugar and spice and all things nice! These tasty pies will fly off the serving platter in the wink of an eye.

Cooking Time: 45 - 50 minutes | Serves: Makes 6 small pies | Seasoning Salt

Ingredients

Base

400g ready-prepared puff pastry

 

Filling

60g butter or margarine, softened

200ml (3/4 cup) sugar

2 extra-large eggs, separated

125ml (1/2 cup) Spur Salad and French Fry Dressing

2 large sweet potatoes, cooked, mashed and cooled (1 1/2 cups)

5ml (1 tsp) ground cinnamon

3ml(1/2 tsp) ground ginger

1ml (pinch) all spice

2ml (1/4 tsp) salt

Cinnamon sugar for topping


Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugar together. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  2. Add Spur Salad & French Fry Dressing and beat well. Stir in sweet potatoes and spices. Whisk egg whites until stiff peak stage and gently fold into mixture. Spoon into the pre-baked pastry shells.
  3. Reduce heat to 180 degrees celsius and bake tarts for about 20 minutes or until set. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and serve warm or cold.

Variations

  • Substitute the puff pastry with short crust or phyllo pastry.
  • Instead of small pies, make one large pie and bake for about 40 minutes.

Cooking Tip

For a finer texture, place mixture in a food processor before pouring into the pastry shells and baking.

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Dit lyk leker!

Posted by madeleine on Jun 15, 2015 at 10:11PM