Red Velvet Sweet Potato Pie Cake Recipe

Red Velvet Sweet Potato Pie Cake Recipe

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The holidays are right around the corner and two things that you’ll find at a southern dessert table, a good sweet potato pie and a moist red velvet cake. So I thought I would show you guys how you can mash them together and make a delicious Red Velvet Sweet Potato Pie Cake.

Get ready to wow your taste buds and impress your guests with this unique and delicious red velvet sweet potato pie recipe. When you looking for a show stopping centerpiece for your holiday feast or a tasty treat to bring to a dinner party, this red velvet sweet potato pie cake is sure to delight.

Red Velvet Sweet Potato Pie Cake

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Ingredients That You Will Need

  • 1 bag of sweet potatoes
  • 1  and 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons of melted unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of heavy cream 
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons if cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground clove spice
  • 2 room temp eggs
  • 2 room temp egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1/4 cup of cocoa powder
  • red food coloring


  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Whisk
  • Baking dish
  • Aluminum foil

Step By Step Guideline To Make Red Velvet Sweet Potato Pie Cake

Step 01: First, rinse the sweet potatoes then dry them off really well. You can use canola oil to oil them down and then pierce them with a knife. Bake them for an hour at 400 degrees. When they are done, they will be soft to touch.

Step 02: Then throw that in the blender to try and get all of as many of the strings out of the sweet potatoes as you can while that’s mixing.

Step 03: Throw the empty pie crust in the oven at 350 for 15 minutes and then add all of the other ingredients to sweet potatoes. It should be nice and silky.

Step 04: Then throw half of it and fill the crust with sweet potato mixture. Next, throw that in the oven for 30 minutes when it’s done baking. 

Step 05: Fill the rest of the pie crust up with red velvet mix and throw that in the oven for another 30 minutes so it’ll be an hour and 15 minutes total. Now your sweet potato pie red velvet cake is ready to serve.

Tips And Tricks

  • You can use canned sweet potatoes for this recipe, just make sure to drain them well before mashing.
  • If you prefer a sweeter pie, you can add an extra 1/4 cup of sugar to the filling.
  • For a decorative touch, you can top the pie with whipped cream or sprinkle it with powdered sugar before serving.

How To Store Sweet Potato Red Velvet Pie

This Red Velvet Sweet Potato Pie Cake can be frozen for up to 3 months. To freeze, wrap the pie tightly in aluminum foil or plastic wrap and place it in a resealable freezer bag. Thaw the pie in the refrigerator before serving.


Can I use a different type of food coloring besides red?

Yes, you can use any food coloring of your choice to achieve the desired color for your pie.

Is this red velvet sweet potato pie recipe vegan?

No, this recipe is not vegan as it contains butter and white sugar. 


The Red Velvet Sweet Potato Pie cake is a delicious and unique way to enjoy the classic sweet potato red velvet pie. Rather than Don Julio cakes, the combination of the sweet potato and red velvet flavors create a unique and flavorful twist on the classic pie that you will surely love.

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