How do you keep sweet potato pies from getting stringy?

Too much rain, or poorly drained soil also produce stringy sweetpotatoes. Look for shorter, plump sweetpotatoes rather than longer narrow ones – long and narrow will be stringy. Also, choose smaller rather than large ones.

Is sweet potato pie a black thing?

It became an African cuisine tradition brought to the United States by slaves, who made it using sweet potatoes and yams, a plant native to Africa, instead of pumpkin. Ever since, sweet potato pie has been a must-have dish at many African-American family gatherings, especially Thanksgiving.

Why is my sweet potato pie runny?

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until done, keeping a close eye on the pies. Notes: If your potato mixture comes out too runny or juicy, add flour (1 tablespoon at a time) to mixture, before pouring into pie shells.

Can sweet potato pie sit out overnight?

You sure can. If you are preparing this sweet potato pie a day in advance, you can keep it out at room temperature and covered loosely with foil. If you are making the pie more than a day in advance, cover the pie with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

How do I know when a sweet potato pie is done?

The center of the pie should have some give; it should jiggle slightly in the center. The pie has an internal temperature of 175°F on an instant-read thermometer when done. If you don’t want to take the temperature, a knife inserted into the edge of the filling should come out moist but clean.

Is Sweet Potato Pie bad for you?

Similar to pumpkin pie in appearance and texture, sweet potato pie is an equally tasty holiday classic. Though it contains healthy nutrients, this pie is high in calories and sugar and is best left as a once-in-a-while treat.

Should sweet potato pie be served hot or cold?

Personally, I prefer to eat it cold and I would often put whipped cream on top of my pie. However, some of my friends and family members like it best when it is served warm.

How do you freeze an unbaked sweet potato pie?

To freeze, prepare your pie and stop before baking. Wrap your pie completely in plastic wrap about three times over. Then place in a resealable bag and freeze. This pie can be frozen for up to 3 months!

How long will a sweet potato pie last in the refrigerator?

How long does sweet potato pie last? The baked and cooled pie will keep for up to 4 days stored in the refrigerator.