Sweet Potato Pie in Orange Shells

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Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

  • About

Charleston Recollections and Receipts: Rose P. Ravenel’s Cookbook is a beguiling collection of recipes and memoirs compiled by a Charleston lady during her long life, which spanned 100 years from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century. Her potato pie in orange shells is a favorite for the fall holidays. I have reduced the amount of eggs and replaced the sugar with molasses. “Pies” in the Lowcountry are often crustless; the word is used as a general term, in the same way that the Britis