Bake the Season Bright: Top Tips for Perfect Holiday Treats
Need help with holiday baking? Look no further than these tips from JaWanda’s Sweet Potato Pies!
Sweeter holiday celebrations for your family are just a few clicks away, with help from JaWanda Jackson, owner of JaWanda’s Sweet Potato Pies.
In the heart of Birmingham, Alabama, nestled between cozy storefronts, stands JaWanda’s Sweet Potato Pies, a warm haven exuding the delightful aroma of a variation of 15 different flavors of freshly baked pies. JaWanda, a seasoned baker with a heart as sweet as her pies, turned her passion into a thriving local business that has become a cherished part of the community.
The secret, is to choose the freshest, most flavorful sweet potatoes you can find. It makes all the difference.JaWanda Jackson, owner of JaWanda’s Sweet Potato Pies
JaWanda’s journey into the world of sweet potato pies began with her mother’s cherished recipe and her husband’s love of sweet potato pies. Determined to share the love embedded in each slice, she opened her shop, adorned with warm hues and inviting decor. The walls echo with laughter and the clinking of utensils, creating an atmosphere reminiscent of a cherished family gathering.
JaWanda is not merely a long-time Regions Bank customer and baker; she is a matriarch, pouring her love into each pie. Her eyes sparkled as she recounted being nine years old and baking pies with her mother. She spoke passionately about preserving traditions and passing them down through generations.
To help you make the perfect sweet potato pie, JaWanda took the time to share her baking tips, creating a fantastic experience you can see in the video below for those eager to recreate the magic at home. She emphasized the importance of using fresh quality ingredients, particularly when it came to sweet potatoes. “The secret,” she said with a twinkle in her eye, “is to choose the freshest, most flavorful sweet potatoes you can find. It makes all the difference.”
Customers aren’t just patrons but part of JaWanda’s extended family. JaWanda’s Sweet Potato Pies is more than a bakery; it is a testament to the power of tradition, love, and community. With each slice of pie, JaWanda shares a delectable treat and a piece of her heart, ensuring that the spirit of family and heritage lives on in every bite.
Be sure to check out JaWanda’s Sweet potato pies at:
Inverness Village Shopping center
5291 Valleydale Rd.
Birmingham, Ala. 35242
Business hours: Fridays Only 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.