Bourbon-Laced Sweet Potato Pie

Bourbon-Laced Sweet Potato Pie

Bourbon-Laced Sweet Potato Pie


Makes 8 servings


1 pound (2 medium) sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
2 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
3/4 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup bourbon or whiskey
Pastry for 9-inch pie (or half of 15-ounce package refrigerated pastry crusts)
Sweetened whipped cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place sweet potatoes in saucepan; cover with water. Simmer until very tender, about 20 minutes. Drain well in colander; transfer to large bowl. Add butter; beat with electric mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add brown sugar, cinnamon and salt; beat until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in cream and bourbon.
  2. Line 9-inch pie plate (not deep-dish) with pastry; flute edges. Pour sweet potato mixture into crust. Bake 50 minutes or until knife inserted into center comes out clean. Transfer to wire rack; cool at least 1 hour before serving. Serve warm or at room temperature with whipped cream.


Pie may be cooled completely, covered and chilled up to 24 hours before serving. Let stand at room temperature at least 30 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Information

Calories 379
Calories from Fat 49 %
Total Fat 20 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 92 mg
Carbohydrate 42 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 257 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3
Fat 4

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