Navy Bean Pie
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 8
Navy Bean Pie is a sweet and delicious dessert that is associated with the Nation of Islam. If you have never eaten a bean pie, you are missing out. As oven temperatures vary, this pie may require additional time in the oven. You will know that it's ready when it doesn't jiggle in the middle when you move the pan. This recipe makes 1 pie which serves 8.
  • 1 prepared deep dish 9" pie crust
  • 1½ cup cooked navy beans
  • ¾ cup evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ cup softened or melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅓ cup packed brown sugar
  • ⅔ cup white sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground allspice
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Place beans, milk, and cornstarch into a blender.
  3. Process until a smooth consistency is achieved.
  4. Add butter, eggs, sugar, salt and spices into the blender.
  5. Blend until a smooth consistency is achieved.
  6. Pour batter into pie crust and carefully place in 350 degree oven.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 - 75 minutes.
  8. The pie is done when the center doesn't jiggle when it's moved.
  9. Allow pie to cool on a rack for at least 30 minutes before cutting to allow it to finish firming up.
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at