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  • Writer's pictureTommy Centola

Sweet Potato Pie

Updated: Jan 4, 2020

Here is a dessert that it very popular in New Orleans. Sweet Potatoes are often seen on tables around Louisiana.

The popular sweet potato is in all its glory when it is made into a

pie. This southern classic is very popular. There are a few companies

in New Orleans whose reputation is built on the sweet potato pie. The

most common used sweet potato is canned by Bruce Foods, out of

New Iberia, Louisiana. Every year Bruce Foods, in conjunction with

Louisiana Cookin magazine, has a sweet potato recipe contest.

3 tablespoons Flour

1 2/3 cup Sugar

1 cup mashed Sweet Potatoes

2 Eggs

¼ cup Light Corn Syrup

¼ teaspoon Nutmeg

Pinch Salt

½ cup Butter

¾ cup Evaporated Milk

1 9-inch unbaked 9-inch Pie Shell

Preheat over to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine the

flour and sugar. Add potatoes, eggs, corn syrup, nutmeg, salt, butter,

and evaporated milk. Beat well. Pour into pie shell. Bake for 55-60



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