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sweet potato pie in a springform pan

the simplest sweet potato pie

Marni Katz
simple sweet potato pie makes a great side dish for thanksgiving or any other time of year.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 325 kcal


  • 40 oz can sweet potatos/yam drained
  • ½ cup or less sugar
  • ½ cup almond milk or whole milk, soy milk, coffee rich
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup brown sugar packed
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup butter or margarine, plant based butter substitute


  • Prepare an 8” springform pan by spraying liberally with cooking spray and wrapping the bottom in aluminum foil
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  • In a blender or large mixing bowl with a hand mixer, combine drained sweet potatos, sugar, almond milk, vanilla, and eggs
  • Pour smooth mixture into the prepared springform pan
  • In a small bowl (or use mixing bowl), combine brown sugar, flour, pecans and butter.
  • Put this mixture on top of sweet potato mixture.
  • Bake at 400 for 35-40 minutes, until the middle is set.  If it’s getting too dark, but middle is not yet set, lightly cover with foil.


This recipe can easily be adapted for a 9x13 pan (I like to use this kind), by using the following amounts of ingredients: 2 - 40oz cans of sweet potatoes, ¾ cup sugar, ¾ cup almond milk, 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla, 3 eggs, 1 ¼ cup brown sugar, ¾ cup flour, 1 ½ cup pecans, chopped, 6 tablespoons butter


Calories: 325kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 4gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 70mgPotassium: 842mgFiber: 5gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 293IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 52mgIron: 1mg
Keyword dairy free pie, easy side dish, sweet potato pie, vegetarian pie
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