Lowell Rose makes his family’s sweet potato pie

Here’s the recipe for Lowell’s sweet potato pie.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - It’s a classic dish, and Lowell Rose has his own spin on it.

Here’s the recipe for Lowell’s sweet potato pie.


  • Vanilla extract: Spoon full
  • Deep dish pie crust
  • 3 medium-sized sweet potatoes
  • Small can of carnation milk
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3/4 stick butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


  • Boil sweet potatoes until soft, you should be able to stick a fork through it.
  • Peel potatoes, then add butter while it’s still hot.
  • Mix other ingredients in a different bowl, then combine everything.
  • Pre-bake the crust at 350 degrees for about eight to 10 minutes, then pour filling into the crust.
  • Bake at 350 degrees or 365 degrees depending on your oven for an hour. It could take longer depending on the filling cooking.
  • Look for pie filling to rise and turn brown for it to be done. Make sure the center of the pie rises too and is not soft.

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