Market Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the power of farmers markets to drive economic and community health in the region. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.
Sweet Potato Pie from All Recipes
- 1 (1 pound) sweet potato, with skin
- ½ cup butter, softened
- 1 cup white sugar
- ½ cup milk
- 2 large eggs
- ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust
Place whole sweet potato in pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Boil until tender when pierced with a fork, 40 to 50 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Remove sweet potato from the pot and run under cold water. Remove and discard skin.
Break sweet potato flesh apart and place in a bowl. Add butter and mix with an electric mixer until well combined.
Add sugar, milk, eggs, nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla; beat on medium speed until mixture is smooth.
Pour filling into unbaked pie crust.
Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 55 to 60 minutes.
Remove from the oven and let cool before serving.
The Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts 70+ local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.