Leah Chase Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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Leah Chase Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Sweet potato pie holds a special place in the hearts of many, and there’s no shortage of recipes for this all-time favorite. But there’s something truly special about Leah Chase’s rendition of the classic Southern dish. She infuses her pie with a captivating blend of spices, making each bite a symphony of flavor that will leave you craving more.


  • 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 stick of butter, melted
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 unbaked 9-inch pie crust


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the sweet potatoes, sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt until well combined.
  3. Gradually stir in the milk.
  4. Pour the mixture into the unbaked pie crust.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, then reduce the temperature to 350°F and continue baking for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Cool on a wire rack before serving.

Prep time: 30 minutes, Cook time: 1 hour, Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Yields: 1 9-inch pie, serves 8

Leah Chase’s sweet potato pie is a timeless dessert that captures the essence of Southern comfort and hospitality. The warm, sweet aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg lingers in the air as each slice is served, bringing joy and delight to all who partake in this delightful treat.

Nutritional information: (per serving) Calories: 315, Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 73mg, Sodium: 275mg, Total Carbohydrates: 51g, Dietary Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 28g, Protein: 6g

Leah Chase’s Sweet Potato Pie Recipe is a perfect way to end a delicious Southern meal, or to bring a taste of the South to any gathering. This recipe captures the essence of Leah Chase’s culinary talents and will surely become a beloved favorite for you and your loved ones. Enjoy!