Sweet Potato Pie (vegan, gluten free, sugar free)

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Sweet Potato Pie

this is a sweet potato pie my wife and I have been obsessed with for years. It's a guilt free treat that will blow away your family during thanksgiving or any time of the year!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 large slices

Equipment

  • Blender
  • Pie Glass

Ingredients
  

Crust

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter or coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed meal (for flax egg)
  • 3 tbsp water (for flax egg)

Pie Filling

  • 1 lb sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter or coconut oil melted
  • 1/2 cup agave syrup
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (or any plant based milk)
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed meal (for flax egg)
  • 6 tbsp water (for flax egg)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom

Instructions
 

Roast Sweet Potatoes

  • Roast 1 lb sweet potatoes in oven at 425° F for 40-50 minutes

Make the Crust

  • Prepare Flax Egg
  • Mix all ingredients by hand in a large bowl
  • Press into a 9" pie tin
  • Poke holes in crust with a fork
  • Bake uncovered at 350° F for 10 minutes

Make Pie Filling

  • Prepare two flax eggs
  • Blend roasted sweet potatoes (removes skins), almond milk, vegan butter, agave syrup, vanilla, prepared flax eggs in a blender, or stand mixer
  • Add spices and blend on high until creamy and smooth

Put It All Together

  • Let pre-cooked pie crust come to room temperature
  • Add sweet potato pie filling to the pie crust
  • Cover pie with tin foil (to avoid too much browning)
  • Bake at 350° F for 50-60 Minutes
  • Remove from oven and allow to come down to room temperature uncovered
  • Put sweet potato pie in fridge and allow to chill for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight
  • Serve it up with some coconut whipped cream and sprinkled nutmeg!

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Keyword autumn, dessert, fall, pumpkin, sweet potato pie, thanksgiving
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Aj Rivera

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Hey there! I’m AJ Rivera. I make easy, delicious, and healthy(ish), vegan food. When I’m not cooking you might find me watching anime, hiking with my amazing fairy wife Jadi, or playing with my two dogs. I’m so happy you’re here, and I can’t wait to show you how to make food you can be proud of. 

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