Sweet Potato Pie- Syd & Diane's
2 lbs. yams or sweet potatoes cooked and mashed
1/3 cup butter
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoon white sugar
3 large eggs, seperated
1/3 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1/2 cup evaporated milk
approx. 1/2 cup pecan halves
9 - 10" unbaked pie shell
Add rest of ingredients except egg white to potatoes and mix well.
Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Fold into potato mixture.
Pour into unbaked pie shell and decorate with pecan halves.