Sweet Potato Pie with Meringue Topping

Sweet Potato Pie with Meringue Topping
Makes 1 (9-inch) deep-dish pie
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  1. ½ (14.1-ounce) package refrigerated pie crusts
  2. 2 cups mashed cooked sweet potato
  3. 1 cup evaporated milk
  4. 1⁄₃ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  5. 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  6. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  7. 2 tablespoons unsulfured molasses
  8. 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  9. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  10. ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  11. ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  12. ½ teaspoon orange zest
  13. Meringue Topping (recipe follows)
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, unroll pie crust, and roll to a 12-inch circle. Press into bottom and up sides of a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate. Fold edges under, and crimp with a fork.Line crust with parchment paper; place pie weights on parchment.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Carefully remove weights and parchment, and let crust cool completely.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together sweet potato and next 10 ingre-dients; pour mixture into cooled crust.
  5. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until center is set. Let cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  6. Preheat oven to broil.
  7. Spread Meringue Topping on top of cooled pie, and broil for 30 seconds or until meringue is lightly browned. Let meringue cool before serving.
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Meringue Topping
Makes about 3½ cups
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  1. 3 large egg whites
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 1/4 cup water
  4. 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  1. In the work bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat egg whites at medium speed for 2 minutes or until foamy and tripled in volume.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, cook sugar and ¼ cup water over medium-high heat until mixture reads 240° on a candy thermometer. With mixer on low speed, pour hot sugar mixture into egg whites in a slow, steady stream. Add cream of tartar, and beat at high speed for 6 minutes or until mixture is thick, fluffy, and glossy.
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