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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Velvety smooth and creamy Sweet Potato Pie is made with a homemade puree and a buttery and flaky pie crust.  This Southern Sweet Potato Pie recipe is easy to make and is the perfect dessert for Thanksgiving day.  It can also be made gluten-free and vegan with a few simple ingredient swaps.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Cooling time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 55 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 316 kcal
Author London

Ingredients

  • 1 homemade pie crust gluten-free
  • 1 ¾ cups sweet potato puree homemade or canned
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ cup coconut milk full-fat canned
  • 2 eggs*
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp. tapioca starch

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  2. Partially bake a 9-inch homemade pie crust for 15 minutes.
  3. In the bowl of a large food processor combine sweet potato puree, maple syrup, coconut sugar, coconut milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and tapioca starch.
 Process for 20-30 seconds, scraping down the sides halfway through.


  4. Pour filling into the parbaked pie crust. Spread mixture evenly into the crust.

  5. Bake sweet potato pie in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F and bake for an additional 30-35 minutes. 
The pie is done baking when the middle no longer jiggles when it is slightly shaken.

  6. Let pie cool completely, at least 2-3 hours, before serving.
  7. Serve sweet potato pie with homemade coconut whipped cream and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • To make this recipe vegan use 2 flax eggs in place of regular eggs.
  • Nutritional facts are calculated using this Homemade Pie Crust recipe.
  • Cook time is based on the homemade pie crust already being prepared.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Pie Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 316 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 65mg22%
Sodium 130mg6%
Potassium 283mg8%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 8380IU168%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.