That is a kind of recipes I’ve been which means to share for years now. I’ve at all times had the concept floating round and on my to-do checklist, however I someway stored it to myself. Till now!

Say hey to essentially the most unimaginable salted maple bourbon candy potato pie with my best-ever home made pie crust. It’s the dual sister of my well-known pumpkin pie, and he or she is aware of how you can convey the get together.

I’ve taken conventional candy potato pie, lightened it up a bit with a couple of easy substances, after which infused it with essentially the most superb maple bourbon taste. The flavors are deep, wealthy, and completely candy, and you already know I needed to prime it with some flaky sea salt for the proper combo.

I included easy methods to prep the pie forward of time so there’s zero stress on Thanksgiving day! This is able to be a unbelievable dessert to convey as a visitor and wow everybody, too. I hope you find it irresistible!

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What makes this candy potato pie more healthy?

We’re skipping the sweetened condensed milk and giving this home made candy potato pie somewhat lightened-up makeover. It tastes simply as indulgent and scrumptious, promise! This wholesome candy potato pie is:

  • Dairy free: you’ll simply want some dairy free milk as an alternative of sweetened condensed milk or evaporated milk. I usually use unsweetened almond milk!
  • Naturally sweetened: many candy potato pies additionally use brown sugar, however we’re utilizing pure maple syrup to offer it loads of sweetness.
  • Filled with vitamins: because of hearty, scrumptious candy potatoes! They pack the pie with fiber, antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C, and loads of pure sweetness.

filling for sweet potato pie in a bowl

Components in the very best candy potato pie

You’re going to LOVE how straightforward it’s to make this unimaginable maple bourbon candy potato pie. Right here’s every thing you’ll have to make it:

  • Candy potato: we’re roasting up some scrumptious candy potatoes and mashing them for the filling.
  • Maple syrup: as I discussed, this wholesome candy potato pie is of course sweetened with pure maple syrup!
  • Eggs: you’ll want 3 eggs to offer the filling the fitting consistency and texture.
  • Cozy flavors: the pie will get loads of cozy taste from vanilla extract and wonderful spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and somewhat salt.
  • Elective particular ingredient: I really like so as to add only a splash of bourbon to essentially deepen the flavour within the pie! It’s non-compulsory however significantly SO GOOD.
  • For topping: I like to sprinkle on somewhat fancy sea salt, plus home made whipped cream and a few cinnamon!

pouring sweet potato pie filling into a pie crust

Let’s discuss crust

My home made all butter pie crust is really the very best you’ll ever have, plus it’s extremely straightforward to make with just some easy substances!

Should you don’t really feel like making your personal crust you’ll be able to completely use a store-bought pie crust. The pie will nonetheless be scrumptious.

maple sweet potato pie in a pan

Tips on how to make the very best candy potato pie

  1. Bake your candy potatoes. Begin by poking holes in your candy potatoes and roasting them till they’re very fork tender. See beneath for a manner to do that forward of time!
  2. Make the pie crust. Whereas your candy potatoes are cooling, make your pie dough and add it to a pie dish. You’ll need to then do a blind bake earlier than including the filling.
  3. Make the filling. Take away the skins out of your candy potatoes, mash them up, and blend them in an electrical mixer or meals processor with the maple syrup and milk. Switch the combination to a big mixing bowl and whisk in the remainder of the filling substances till they’re effectively mixed.
  4. Assemble & bake. Pour the filling into your pie crust and bake it up till the filling and heart of the pie is about.
  5. Cool & serve. Let the pie cool for 1-2 hours, then sprinkle with fancy sea salt and serve with whipped cream, vanilla bean ice cream, or pecan butter ice cream!

the best sweet potato pie sliced in a pan

What’s a blind bake?

A “blind bake” merely means you’ll bake the pie crust somewhat bit till you add the filling and bake the total pie. It’s not 100% mandatory on this recipe, however I do suggest it.

You’ll need to place parchment paper over the pie crust, fill it with dried beans, dried rice, or pie weights to assist weigh it down, and bake for 10 minutes. Then take away parchment paper with the dried beans/rice or pie weights and bake the crust for five extra minutes. Set it apart whilst you make the filling.

slice of dairy free sweet potato pie topped with whipped cream

Forestall your crust from burning

If it seems like the sides of your crust are getting somewhat too darkish however the filling will not be but set, merely cowl the crust with aluminum foil or a pie protect!

Prep the pie forward of time

An effective way to save lots of time is to both roast your candy potatoes a couple of days forward of time or make the total filling 4-5 days earlier than including it to your pie crust and baking it! Merely combine the candy potato pie filling collectively and place it in an hermetic container within the fridge. While you’re able to assemble the pie, pour it into your pie crust and bake as directed.

slice of healthy sweet potato pie with whipped cream on a plate

Retailer this home made candy potato pie

  • Within the fridge: as soon as your candy potato pie is totally cooled, wrap it or place slices into hermetic containers and retailer it within the fridge for as much as 3-4 days. Get pleasure from straight from the fridge with some whipped cream, in fact!
  • To freeze: let the pie cool fully, wrap it up effectively and freeze it for as much as 1 month. Earlier than serving let the pie thaw within the fridge in a single day. I may additionally recommend baking it in an aluminum pie dish so that you just don’t must freeze your good pie pan.

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I hope you like this maple bourbon candy potato pie! Should you make it you’ll want to go away a remark and a score so I understand how you favored it. Get pleasure from, xo!

Salted Maple Bourbon Candy Potato Pie

slice of sweet potato pie topped with whipped cream on a plate

Complete Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Unimaginable maple bourbon candy potato pie with the very best home made pie crust and a sprinkle of sea salt. This straightforward candy potato pie recipe is dairy free and naturally sweetened with pure maple syrup for a lightened-up dessert you will love over the vacations. High with home made whipped cream and cinnamon and luxuriate in!


  • 1
    pie crust*
  • 1 ¾
    mashed candy potato (from about 2-3 medium candy potatoes*)
  • ½
    pure maple syrup
  • ¼
    dairy free milk of alternative
  • 3
  • 1
    bourbon (non-compulsory, however so good!)
  • 1
    vanilla extract
  • 1
  • ½
  • ¼
  • ¼
  • For garnish:
  • Flaky sea salt, for sprinkling on prime


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 levels F.

  2. Bake the candy potatoes: Line a small baking pan with parchment paper. Use a fork to poke holes in your candy potatoes, then place on the baking sheet and bake for 1 hour or till candy potatoes are very fork tender. Set candy potatoes apart till cool sufficient to deal with. Hold warmth within the oven. Be aware: Should you’d like, you may as well do that step forward of time and retailer your candy potatoes within the fridge for a couple of days till you might be able to make the filling.

  3. Put together pie crust: Make pie crust as directed. Be at liberty to make use of my recipe, your favourite, or a retailer purchased crust. Blind bake pie crust for 10 minutes, this isn’t mandatory however I do suggest. To blind bake your pie crust (which merely means baking it somewhat bit earlier than the filling goes in), merely place parchment paper over pie crust and fill with dried beans/rice or dried rice and bake for 10 minutes. Take away parchment paper with dried beans/rice or pie weights and bake crust for five extra minutes. As soon as executed baking, set pie crust apart.

  4. Make the filling: add the mashed candy potato (be sure that to measure out and take away the pores and skin!), pure maple syrup, almond milk to the bowl of an electrical mixer, or alternatively to a blender or meals processor. Mix/combine substances collectively on excessive till effectively mixed and no massive lumps of candy potato stay. Switch combination to a big bowl. Whisk within the eggs, bourbon, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and salt till effectively mixed and clean. Pour into the pie crust.

  5. Bake for 45-60 minutes till filling is not jiggly within the center. Verify the pie after each 20 minutes to ensure the crust is not burning. Whether it is getting somewhat too golden brown, merely cowl pie edges with foil or a pie protect. Permit the pie to chill for a minimum of an hour or two earlier than serving.

  6. Serve. Earlier than serving, sprinkle with Maldon salt for that candy and salty taste, then reduce into 9 slices. Serve with whipped cream, vanilla bean ice cream or a pecan butter ice cream. Pie ought to be stored within the fridge as soon as fully cool. Retailer pie within the fridge. Serves 9.

Recipe Notes

*Be at liberty to make this pie with a store-bought crust as an alternative of home made. It is going to nonetheless be scrumptious!

To retailer: as soon as your pie is totally cooled, wrap it or place slices into hermetic containers and retailer it within the fridge for as much as 3-4 days. Get pleasure from straight from the fridge!

To freeze: merely let it cool fully, wrap it up effectively and freeze it for as much as 1 month. Earlier than serving let the pie thaw within the fridge in a single day. I may additionally recommend baking it in an aluminum pie dish in order that you do not have to freeze your good pie pan.

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Servings: 9 servings

Serving measurement: 1 slice

Energy: 251kcal

Fats: 11.5g

Saturated fats: 6.6g

Carbohydrates: 31g

Fiber: 1.4g

Sugar: 12.3g

Protein: 4.2g

Recipe by: Monique Volz // Formidable Kitchen | Images by: Eat Love Eats

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