RecipesSweet Potato Pie Homemade Old Fashioned Vintage Recipe

Sweet Potato Pie Homemade Old Fashioned Vintage Recipe

This Sweet Potato Pie Homemade Old Fashioned Vintage Recipe is delicious soul food that brings comfort with every bite – just like a hug from your grandmother. This recipe was handed down generation after generation until finally it was published in the local newspaper in the mid-1950’s. Now many families have adopted this recipe into their family cookbooks.

Sweet Potato Pie Homemade Old Fashioned Vintage Recipe - The Homestead Survival - Old Fashioned Baking



One can (22-oz.) Louisiana yams, drained or two large cooked, peeled mashed yams

Three-fourths cup butter or margarine

One and one-half cup granulated sugar

One tablespoon flour

One-fourth teaspoon baking powder

Dash salt

Two eggs

Three-fourths cup evaporated milk

One-fourth teaspoon nutmeg

One teaspoon lemon flavoring

One teaspoon vanilla extract

One-fourth cup grated coconut

Two unbaked 9-inch pie shells or you can find “Homemade Pie Shell Recipe” right here.




1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

2. Mash canned drained potatoes with butter.

3. Add sugar, flour, baking powder, salt, eggs and stir well.

4. Stir in milk, nutmeg, and flavorings. Beat at high speed on electric mixer three minutes.

5. Add grated coconut.

6. Pour into two 9-inch pie shells and bake one hour or one hour and 15 minutes.

7. Remove from oven and allow to fully cool before serving.

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