Cardamom-Scented Sweet Potato Pie

Cardamom-Scented Sweet Potato Pie
Photo by Oxmoor House

Ingredients

  • 5 to 6 tablespoons ice water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ cup chilled shortening
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • Garnishes: sweetened whipped cream, ground cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • + 7 more ingredients
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 2 cups half-and-half
    • ¼ teaspoon cardamom seeds
    • 1 ¼ pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2" chunks
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • 1 (3") cinnamon stick, broken
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Arrange sweet potato in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 20 minutes or until very tender. While sweet potato cooks, process cinnamon and cardamom seeds in a coffee grinder or blender until finely ground; set aside, reserving 1/4 teaspoon for top of pie. When sweet potato is do...

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Variations on Cardamom-Scented Sweet Potato Pie

  • Cardamom-Scented Sweet Potato Pie
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
    • 4 large eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup sugar
    • +7 other ingredients


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