Sweet Potatoe Pie Filling

I am an excellent cook...not so great as a baker. I am attempting Sweet Potato pies again this year. I've been told that sweet potatoes are stringing, and in order to have a good pie you need to get the strings out of you mix. May question is what is the best method for removing string from your sweet potato mix? Thanks


I usually use a hand-held mixer to remove strings from the sweet potatoes after they are cooked.

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Nov 08, 2013
Strings in Sweet Potatoes
by: Kathy

This is the only guaranteed way to not have strings in your sweet potatoes, by rinsing your beaters off at least three times! Been doing this for years.

Jan 01, 2010
No Strings
by: Anonymous

I boil the potatoes with the skin on. When removing the skin, start at the ends and carefully pull the end away and the strings will come off.

Also, when mixing, rinse the beaters off several times to help remove the strings.

Nov 25, 2009
by: Anonymous

I use a hand mixer. I mix the filling then rinse off my beaters. Repeat this approximately 3 times until no strings are left on the beaters.

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