Maple Sweet Potato Pie


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6 portions
Metric Imperial

Ingredients

  • 1 – 23 cm (9 in) shortcrust pastry
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup (preferably dark syrup for its robust flavour)
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground ginger
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature

Topping

  • 1 cup 35% whipping cream
  • Maple nuggets or maple sugar

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 190° C (375° F), rack in lower position. Line a 23 cm (9 in) pie plate with the shortcrust pastry and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, boil the sweet potatoes until tender, 15 – 20 minutes. Let cool.
  3. In a food processor, puree sweet potatoes, maple syrup, and spices until smooth.
  4. Add the butter and eggs, and blend until smooth.
  5. Pour this filling onto the crust. Bake for about 35 minutes or until the filling is just set. Verser cette garniture dans le fond de la croûte. Cuire au four environ 35 minutes ou jusqu’à ce que la garniture soit tout juste prise.
  6. Let cool, then refrigerate until completely cooled.

Topping

  1. In a bowl, whip the cream until soft peaks form. Serve each piece of pie topped with the whipped cream and the maple nuggets or maple sugar.

The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers are not in any way responsible for the identification or presence of allergens in recipes or for the classification of any recipe as vegetarian or vegan.

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More about Maple

Maple syrup comes in four classifications, according to colour and taste.

At the start of sugaring season, syrup is generally clear, with a lightly sweet taste. It becomes darker and caramelized as the season goes on.

An unopened can of maple syrup keeps for many years.

Once the can is opened, syrup should be kept in an airtight container in a cool place.

100% pure maple butter contains no butter or dairy.

Like all 100% pure maple products, maple butter comes from the sap of the maple tree… and that’s all.

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