"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy > Pies & Pastries
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-10-2006, 04:21 PM   #1
Senior Cook
 
vilasman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 323
Pumpkin custard Pie

I saw Alton Brown make sweet potato pie a couple of days ago an he used yogurt to hold it together. I don't like yogurt. If I am going to make a pumpkin custard pie like Mrs Smith's. would I make a custard like I did with boiled custard, which I am quickly becoming proficient at, and then mix the pumpkin or sweet potato in or would I do something else?

__________________

__________________
vilasman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2006, 04:26 PM   #2
Everymom
 
Alix's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 23,184
Can you stomach sour cream? I do a peaches and cream pie using sour cream as a binder for the fruit. Works well. I think the custard would likely work very well too.
__________________

__________________
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams
Alix
Alix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2006, 07:53 PM   #3
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: California
Posts: 211
I make a sweet potato pie by baking the sweet potatoes and then mashing the pulp with a potato masher or sometimes I put the pulp through a ricer. Then I just follow my recipe for pumpkin pie substituting the potato for the pumpkin -- if the potatoes are very sweet, you may want to reduce the sugar a little. I make a pecan nut crust for my sweet potato pie -- it is always a popular dessert, especially at this time of the year!!! Let us know how yours turns out.
__________________
auntieshelly is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.