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Sweet Potato Pie with Marshmallow Meringue

This Sweet Potato Pie with Marshmallow Meringue is the one southern recipe you need this Thanksgiving, made from scratch and worth every bite!

Sweet Potato Pie with Marshmallow Meringue

Thanksgiving is by far the best holiday for feasting, gathering with family and enjoying a home cooked meal. It might be hard to break up with Pumpkin Pie this Thanksgiving but this sweet potato pie recipe is worth it!

how to make Sweet Potato Pie with Marshmallow Meringue

Why We Love This Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

This sweet potato pie is not your average recipe. We added more flavor to the recipe with a Marshmallow Meringue topping that is to die for versus the traditional whipping topped. It has a creamy and rich sweet potato pie filling that is packed with flavor and baked in a flaky pie crust. So, what is there not to love? Your guests will love this new addition to the dessert table for sure!

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Sweet Potato Pie Topping Ideas

  • Whipped Cream
  • Marshmallow Meringue
  • Ice Cream
  • Candid Pecans

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Ingredients for Sweet Potato Pie

The ingredient list is pretty simple when it comes to making this sweet potato pie. It looks like a lot but that is why it tastes so dang good. You’ll see why after you make it and how all the flavors flow together.

  • Nine inch pre-made pie crust – using a pre-made crust can help save you some time but you can make your own crust.
  • Mashed sweet potatoes – cooked before baking the pie.
  • Unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
  • Large eggs, room temp
  • Light brown sugar
  • Sugar
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Evaporated milk
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Ground ginger
  • Grated orange zest
  • Pure vanilla extract

Ingredients for Marshmallow Meringue

The marshmallow meringue topping is what makes this pie so much more delicious. It only requires a few ingredients to make before applying to the pie.

  • Sugar
  • Marshmallow Creme
  • Large egg whites, room temp
  • Cream of tartar
  • Pure vanilla extract
  • Kosher salt

How to Make Sweet Potato Pie

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Poke the sweet potatoes with a fork and bake for 40 minutes or until tender. Let cool, then peel and remove any dark spots.

In a standing mixture, beat the sweet potatoes, butter, eggs, sugars, milk, and all the spices until combined and smooth. Pour the pie filling into the pre-made pie crust. Bake in the oven for 50 minutes or until set.

Remove from oven and place onto a cooling rack to cool to room temp. Once cooled, place pie into the fridge for overnight.

How to Make Marshmallow Meringue

In a large bowl, scoop the marshmallow fluff into the bowl and set aside.

Using a standing mixer, beat the egg whites, salt and cream of tarter until foamy. Gradually beat in the sugar into the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gently fold in the egg whites into the marshmallow fluff until fully incorporated.

Spoon the marshmallow meringue onto the cooled pie. Using the back of a spoon, create peaks. Preheat oven to 350 degrees or you can use a kitchen flame torch.

Using the oven, place pie in middle rack for 5-8 minutes or until the meringue is lightly browned. If you use a flame torch, lightly toast the meringue Allow meringue to cool before serving.

Sweet Potato Pie with Marshmallow Meringue

Ingredients

Sweet Potato Pie Ingredients

  • 1 Nine inch pre-made pie crust
  • 3 cup mashed sweet potato (About 4-6 medium to large sweet potatoes)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
  • 3 large eggs, room temp
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 3 tsp grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Marshmallow Meringue Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 7oz jar of Marshmallow Creme
  • 3 large egg whites, room temp
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt

Instructions

    How to Make Sweet Potato Pie

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Poke the sweet potatoes with a fork and bake for 40 minutes or until tender. Let cool, then peel and remove any dark spots.
  3. In a standing mixture, beat the sweet potatoes, butter, eggs, sugars, milk, and all the spices until combined and smooth. Pour the pie filling into the pre-made pie crust. Bake in the oven for 50 minutes or until set.
  4. Remove from oven and place onto a cooling rack to cool to room temp. Once cooled, place pie into the fridge for overnight.

How to Make Marshmallow Meringue

  1. In a large bowl, scoop the marshmallow fluff into the bowl and set aside.
  2. Using a standing mixer, beat the egg whites, salt and cream of tarter until foamy. Gradually beat in the sugar into the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gently fold in the egg whites into the marshmallow fluff until fully incorporated.
  3. Spoon the marshmallow meringue onto the cooled pie. Using the back of a spoon, create peaks. Preheat oven to 350 degrees or you can use a kitchen flame torch.
  4. Using the oven, place pie in middle rack for 5-8 minutes or until the meringue is lightly browned. If you use a flame torch, lightly toast the meringue Allow meringue to cool before serving.

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