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Sweet Potato Pie With Ice Cream Recipe

Sweet Potato Pie With Ice Cream Recipe

Sweet Potato Pie with Ice Cream is a wonderful breakfast meal as well as amazing dessert recipe! Great combination of sweet potatoes, maple syrup, ginger, and nutmeg creates classic but fresh fall flavor. Garnished with a scoop of Vanilla Ice cream this Pie can highlight any friends and family gathering.

Sweet Potato Pie With Ice Cream Recipe
Sweet Potato Pie with Ice Cream

Ingredients for Pie Dough

  • all-purpose flour: 1 cup
  • whole-wheat flour: 1/4 cup
  • baking powder: 1/8 teaspoon
  • Viking Farms Maple Sugar: 1/4 teaspoon
  • salt: 1/8 teaspoon
  • unsalted butter (chilled and cut into small pieces): 5 tablespoons
  • 1/3-less-fat cream cheese: 3 tablespoons
  • water (very cold): 2 tablespoons
  • fresh lemon juice: 2 teaspoons
  • All-purpose flour (to roll out dough)
  • Cooking spray

Instructions to Cook the Dough for the Pie

Combine the first 5 ingredients in a food processor; process until blended. Add butter and cream cheese, and pulse until the mixture resembles a coarse meal. Add cold water and lemon juice, and pulse just until dough begins to form.

Transfer to a lightly floured surface, and form into a flat disk (do not overwork). Wrap dough tightly in plastic wrap, and let chill 1 hour or up to 2 days.

Spray a 9-inch glass pie plate with cooking spray. Roll out prepared dough into a 13-inch round on a floured surface with a floured rolling pin, and transfer to a pie plate.

Total Time to Cook Sweet Potato Pie with Ice Cream – 1 Hour

Ingredients

  • prepared Perfect Pie Dough
  • sweet potatoes (baked and mashed): 1 1/2 pounds
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • Viking Farms Maple Syrup: 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon
  • ground ginger: 1/2 teaspoon
  • grated whole nutmeg: 1/4 teaspoon
  • salt: 1/4 teaspoon
  • turbinado or raw sugar: 2 tablespoons
  • Vanilla ice cream for garnishing  

Instructions

Turn on an oven and preheat it to 375°. Working with prepared dough, press down edges with floured fork tines, leaving 1-inch between crimping. Freeze 10 minutes or until firm.

Line bottom of dough with foil; top with pie weights. Bake in middle of oven 20 minutes or until set. Remove weights and foil, and return to oven. Bake 8-10 minutes more. Transfer to a wire rack; let cool.

Whisk together mashed sweet potato with whole eggs, 1 egg white, 1/2 cup maple syrup, ginger, nutmeg, and salt. Spoon into a shell, and brush edges with remaining egg white; sprinkle with sugar. Bake in middle of oven 40 minutes or until set. (If the crust is becoming too brown, cover with foil.) Transfer to a wire rack.

When Sweet Potato Pie is cool enough cut it, top each piece with a scoop of ice cream and serve.

Useful VermontMapleSyrup tips to make your desserts even tastier!

  • 1 cup brown or white sugar = 1 cup Viking Farms maple sugar;
  • Use Viking Farms Maple Syrup in place of vanilla extract or liquors (like bourbon);
  • Avoid using Viking Farms Maple with brown sugar or molasses;
  • Viking Farms Maple for a syrup soak for cakes;
  • Use Viking Farms Maple Sugar for coating and garnishing cookies, donuts, pies & cakes;
  • Drizzle Viking Farms Maple Syrup over hot baked pastry dough (like pie dough or puff pastry) for an instant pastry glaze;
  • Make your bakery shines with a Viking Farms Maple Syrup glaze!

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