Sweet Potato Pie

Preparation info
  • Makes


    9 inch 23 cm ) pie
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free: 125 Savory and Sweet Recipes Using 6 Fail-Proof Flour Blends

By Karen Morgan

Published 2014

  • About

The ancient Greeks were really the first to layer flaky pastry dough with spicy meats, as they quickly discovered that the pastry helped preserve the meats baked inside. But the advent of sweet pies is still a bit of a hazy memory in the American consciousness. All the records can tell us with absolute certainty is that sweet pies are a (relatively) recent obsession. According to Lettice Bryan’s book The Kentucky Housewife, published in 1839, the sweet potato pie is one of the first