Sweet Potato Pie (Exclusive Recipe)


This sweet potato pie recipe that I’ve shared from my site with The Good Stuff is a classic southern staple! It’s similar in flavor and texture to pumpkin pie, but with more of a hearty, soul food flair. Read below to see how to make this pie at home, and be sure to check out our article on soul food recipes for more enticing dishes!


  • 1 pound sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust

Sweet Potato Pie recipes


  1. Boil sweet potatoes whole in skin for 40 to 50 minutes or until cooked through and soft. Run cold water over the sweet potatoes and remove the skin.
  2. Add the potatoes and butter to the bowl of your stand mixer fitted with the whisk and mix on low until potatoes are mashed.
  3. Beat in the sugar, milk, eggs, flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla on medium speed until mixture is smooth.
  4. Pour filling into the prepared pie crust.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 60 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Pie will puff up like a souffle and then will sink down as it cools.


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