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Pumpkin pie and sweet potato pie

I don't like either of these btw, LOL.

My mom used to make pumpkin pie and sweet potato pie for the holidays and my MIL makes pumpkin pie. She's (nor the rest of the family) never heard of sweet potato pie. Maybe one day I'll try making it. Try being the operative word here, LOL.

But have any of you ever made it?

 
thatgirl70

Asked by thatgirl70 at 4:23 PM on Sep. 29, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (10)
  • I've never had Sweet Potatoe Pie, but then again I don't like Sweet Potatoes.
    I love Pumpkin Pie!
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 4:31 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Yes I have. It is a southern pie. You make it like a pumkin pie.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 4:34 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • No, I've never made it, but I would like to give it a try too.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 4:27 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • like homemade from scratch? i have never boiled and mashed a pumpkin! but I make pumpkins pies....I have already made 2 this season!
    LuvMyMedic3ID

    Answer by LuvMyMedic3ID at 4:29 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Sure, I've made both. I like the texture of pumpkin better, but the flavor of sweet potato is my favorite.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 4:51 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • yes, but not from scratch...i'm a great cook but not a great baker....don't know what it is with me and baking :)
    Ladyblue38

    Answer by Ladyblue38 at 5:23 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • I have made both and they basically taste the same
    Sassy762

    Answer by Sassy762 at 7:04 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • No never even heard of Sweet Potato Pie
    LiLJeni

    Answer by LiLJeni at 3:08 AM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Yes, Ive made both from scratch before, get a good pumpkin pie recipe, peel, cut, and boil your sweet potatoes, drain and mash them, and substitute the mashed sweet potatoes for the pumpkin in the recipe, I go a little heavier on the spices in sweet potato pie though.
    Mortiferouslatt

    Answer by Mortiferouslatt at 9:26 AM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I love both! My two favorite desserts at Christmas and Thanksgiving! I was just talking to my husband last night though about how I'd love to make a pumpkin pie. I might do that this weekend. :)
    poptart0325

    Answer by poptart0325 at 12:37 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

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