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Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potato pie is a traditional dessert in Southern American cuisine, often served during holiday celebrations such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. Made from creamy sweet potato filling enclosed in a flaky pastry crust, this delectable pie strikes the perfect balance between rich, smooth flavors and a crisp outer shell. Home cooks and consumers alike appreciate sweet potato pie for its delightful combination of sweet and savory notes, coupled with a hint of spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. This versatile dessert can be served warm or cold, and pairs wonderfully with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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IN DESSERT
260
CAL / 100G
$0.16
AVG / OZ
Sweet Potato Pie
61%
CARBS
32%
FAT
7%
PROTEIN
Sweet Potato Pie FAQ
How do I thicken sweet potato pie filling?
Can I use fresh sweet potatoes for this sweet potato pie recipe?
Is sweet potato pie healthy?
How do I know if my sweet potato pie is done?
How long should I let my sweet potato pie rest before serving?
Expiration & Storage Tips
When does Sweet Potato Pie expire?
Unopened, store-bought sweet potato pie can be kept in the refrigerator for about 4-5 days past the printed date on the package. If left at room temperature, it should be consumed within 2 hours to prevent bacterial growth. Once opened, the pie should be consumed within 2-3 days when stored in the refrigerator, or can be frozen for up to 2 months. Homemade sweet potato pie follows similar guidelines, being safe to consume within 4-5 days if refrigerated and 2-3 days if left in a cooler part of the house, and can be frozen for up to 2 months.
How do you tell if Sweet Potato Pie is bad?
Check the pie for any pronounced changes in color, smell or texture. If the pie develops an off smell or if mold appears, it's time to toss it. Another sign of spoilage is the pie becoming excessively soggy or the crust becoming overly hard.
Tips for storing Sweet Potato Pie to extend shelf life
• Always refrigerate the pie promptly after serving. • If you need to store the pie for longer, consider freezing it. Simply wrap the pie tightly in plastic wrap and then in foil before placing it in the freezer. • Defrost the pie in the refrigerator overnight before serving. For a warm pie, you can heat it in a 375°F oven for about 15-20 minutes or until it reaches your desired temperature. • Try to keep the pie in the back of the fridge where it's cooler, as the front of the fridge can cause it to dry out faster. • Keeping the pie in an airtight container can also help to extend its shelf life by preventing it from soaking up odors of other foods in the fridge.
EXPIRES WITHIN
2 - 4
WEEKS
Health Info
Macros
38g
CARBS
20g
FAT
4g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
LOW FAT
HIGH CALCIUM
VEGETARIAN
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
Contains these allergens
MILK
EGGS
WHEAT
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