• 4 medium sweet potatoes, cooked
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger 
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk (whole, evaporated or condensed)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 2 store-bought 9-inch pie shells 


Serves: 14 to 16


Preheat oven at 400˚F. 

In a mixing bowl, mash the cooked sweet potatoes. Using a mixer, beat in both sugars, then the eggs, and finally the melted butter. Working with 1 ingredient at a time, beat in the ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla extract, milk, and lemon extract. 

Divide the batter between the pie shells, then place in the oven and lower the temperature to 350˚F. Bake for 60 minutes, then remove from the oven and let the pies set for at least 30 minutes. Serve warm or cool.