Sweet Potato Pie

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
Allspice, Artificial Flavouring, Black Tea, Cinnamon, Ginger, Marshmallow, Natural Flavours, Nutmeg, Pecans, Sweet Potato
Flavors
Apple, Cinnamon, Creamy, Nutmeg, Nutty, Pecan, Spicy, Sweet, Sweet Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Spices, Toasty, Marshmallow
Sold in
Bulk, Loose Leaf
Caffeine
Low
Certification
Not available
Edit tea info Last updated by Roswell Strange
Average preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec 10 oz / 310 ml

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  • “(DavidsTea 55) Big fan of this one! So much so that I really stocked up, especially when it went on clearance. I expect it’s because of the nuts (pecans), so I had better not hoard it all too...” Read full tasting note
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  • “A really pleasant tea to drink. I love the smell of the dry leaf more than drinking the actual tea. It’s colder weather out today so it’s perfect for false spring.” Read full tasting note
    84
  • “Love it! I got just 2 0z of this because it was on sale and I wanted to get free shipping. So this pushed me over the threshold. Purchased on a whim because I like sweet and cozy things. And this...” Read full tasting note
    90
  • “I wanted to try this and finally had the opportunity to buy it while it was in stock with free shipping.  I had to order it, if I could get free shipping while not buying anything else.   The blend...” Read full tasting note
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From DAVIDsTEA

Give thanks with ultimate fall indulgence. Made with a premium black tea base certified by Elephant Approved® – a non-profit organization that aims to help reduce Human Elephant Conflict in tea producing regions around the world – this spiced sweet potato tea is a feel-good way to treat yourself while doing some good. It’s got all the warmth of spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, plus a sweet and creamy marshmallow finish – perfect for lattes.

For more information about Elephant Approved®, visit www.elephantapproved.net

Black tea, Pecans, Rock sugar, Cinnamon, Butternut squash, Sweet potato, Marshmallows (sugar, corn syrup, modified corn starch, gelatin, sodium hexametaphosphate, artificial flavour, natural flavour, blue 1), Ginger, Nutmeg, Allspice, Natural flavouring.

Rich with warming cinnamon and sweet caramel flavours, plus a hint of creaminess from the marshmallows

About DAVIDsTEA View company

DavidsTea is a Canadian specialty tea and tea accessory retailer based in Montreal, Quebec. It is the largest Canadian-based specialty tea boutique in the country, with its first store having opened in 2008.

32 Tasting Notes

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4975 tasting notes

(DavidsTea 55)

Big fan of this one! So much so that I really stocked up, especially when it went on clearance. I expect it’s because of the nuts (pecans), so I had better not hoard it all too long.

Anyhow, I just love the spicing in this tea. And the creaminess. I don’t know about sweet potato, but I do quite this to be quite a nice, desserty treat. It does contain sugar, but when it’s in the form of rock sugar it can be fairly easily picked out, which I might try one day just for curiousity.

I find that it doesn’t resteep super well, but that’s ok; I need to progress through my teas and resteeps slow me down (but it’s hard to toss a tea that still has flavour!)

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A really pleasant tea to drink. I love the smell of the dry leaf more than drinking the actual tea. It’s colder weather out today so it’s perfect for false spring.

Flavors: Apple, Cinnamon

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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48 tasting notes

Love it! I got just 2 0z of this because it was on sale and I wanted to get free shipping. So this pushed me over the threshold. Purchased on a whim because I like sweet and cozy things. And this tastes perfectly sweet and cozy. And lately when I drink any black tea or coffee I feel uncomfortably jittery because I limit caffeine… I had no problem with this even drinking after 3pm. Maybe I am just getting back used to caffeine though. Had with milk.

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3427 tasting notes

I wanted to try this and finally had the opportunity to buy it while it was in stock with free shipping.  I had to order it, if I could get free shipping while not buying anything else.   The blend actually has butternut squash and sweet potato, so it already wins points.  However, I thought these were tiny apple cubes, but looking at the ingredients list, no apple.   Also, marshmallows.  Also, pecans!  When hot, the first sips definitely have noticeable squash/sweet potato notes.  But as it cools, the sweetness of the rock sugar takes over… which I recognize from another tea, probably also from Davids.  These rock sugar pieces take on a boozy characteristic, which I don’t really want to see here.  It REALLY takes over the mug. Maybe it will get better with age/time.  The base black tea looks unique – it looks very scarlet and longer leafed than a typical Davids tea.  I really wanted a thick squash, sweet potato, pecan, marshmallow mug but it’s just boozy. 
Steep #1  // 1 1/2 teaspoons for full mug // 21 minutes after boiling  // 2 1/2 minute steep
Steep #2  // just boiled //  3 minute steep
2020 Sipdowns: 98 David’s ancient Santa’s Secret

Nichole/CuppaGeek

Been super curious about this one. Have seen lots of high rated reviews for the blend and I almost ordered it a few times.

tea-sipper

Yeah, maybe it’s just me though…

Leafhopper

I laughed at your “ancient Santa’s Secret” sipdown. I have a half-full tin of ancient Snow Day from … five years ago? I really only drink it during the holidays.

Lexie Aleah

It’s funny you say that because my mom told me she wanted to try this blend too but by the time she told me that. The free shipping deal was over.

tea-sipper

Yep, have ancient Snow day too. And then fresh Snow Day that can be added to the tin when that is done. haha

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1468 tasting notes

I don’t know that I’ve ever had a sweet potato pie, which seems like a poor testament to all the years I’ve spent living in Texas. I’ve had candied sweet potato casserole on Thanksgiving and I’ve had a slew of pumpkin pies. I imagine that both are similar.

This arrived today along with a new travel tumbler and the Halloween skeleton gummy bear pouch. I wonder what awesome Halloween merch we missed out on because of Covid. That skeleton animal thing David’s gave us a glimpse of was a really cool idea.

I noticed this tea was pretty additive heavy. Large chunks of rock sugar and potato pieces mixed in with comparatively little tea, so I scooped a little more than normal for a cup. There was such a strong sweet cinnamon scent when steeping this. Tiny roommate commented on how good the kitchen smelled. When I sip this I get a rich and creamy spiced sweet potato flavor. If I sip too frequently the flavors go away, but if I pace myself each sip is delightful. I do wish I could control the amount of sugar I’m drinking since I try to keep it limited, but I guess I can make an acceptation for a more novelty type tea.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec
ashmanra

I found sweet potato pie to be incredibly similar to pumpkin.

Dustin

Now I want to have a taste test for science…. totally not just because I want to eat pumpkin and pumpkin like pies.

Mastress Alita

I put cubes of frozen sweet potato in my pumpkin smoothies!

tea-sipper

Note to anyone: Davids still has free shipping on any order and Sweet Potato Pie is available again.

Martin Bednář

They don’t ship here. sob

tea-sipper

aw, sorry Martin. :/

Dustin

I need to find more things to do with sweet potatoes after buying a 30lbs box. Smoothies might be just the thing. Are they precooked or raw?
I saw that free shipping thing. And I need to look away. LOL!

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12710 tasting notes

noms. yeah…pulled this out to see if i want to order more whenever it gets restocked sigh i probably do lol. damnit.

VariaTEA

You will need to come get the teas from me so you can try salted caramel. I feel you will want more.

tea-sipper

oh man, it IS available on the site again….

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6031 tasting notes

When I don’t know what tea I want, I have a randomizer on my excel spreadsheet to help me choose. When I don’t have my laptop, however, I open up steepster on my phone and ask my sister to pick a number between 1 and 16 (the # of steepster pages I have). Then I ask her to pick a number between 1 and 18 (the # of teas on a page). The last time she did this, she picked this tea and I made a latte.

For the first number, she almost always picks 3 so today I changed the sorting from the default “most drank” to “recently added”, figuring I’d end up with different teas. However, today she went with 12 and somehow magically ended up picking this tea again. I guess she just really wants me to drink my giant bag of sweet potato pie (thanks again Roswell Strange!).

I told Roswell Strange about this and mentioned how I didn’t really want a latte. She told me to make this one anyways since it’s good plain. I was skeptical but she’s right. It’s better as a latte because it gives it much needed body and rounds this out a bit. Plain, it’s still got the nice sweet potato and pastry flavors, it’s just the tiniest bit flat. That’s where the milk helps.

CrowKettle

Hmm.. another one to add to the David’s tea order list.

Sil

it’s good crowkettle. Well at least i also think so lol

tea-sipper

Oh I should try picking teas with two numbers…

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TTB #5

Honestly, this blend is not really something I would have picked up on my own, as I’m not the biggest sweet potato pie fan. But I’ve seen such positive reviews from others and there was just enough left for one cup in the TTB, so I decided to give it a go. And wow…this is SO GOOD! It smells just like a pie baking and the flavor is pure decadence: creamy and spicy and sweet and rich with a unique flavor that I don’t remember ever tasting in tea before (I think it’s the allspice). The black tea base was such a good call…it gives this blend a depth that you just don’t get with herbals. Overall, this is a pretty amazing tea – maybe the best thing I’ve ever had from David’s Tea! – and I’m really sad I can’t get my hands on more right now. Fingers crossed they bring it back for the holidays next year!

Flavors: Cinnamon, Creamy, Nutmeg, Nutty, Pecan, Spicy, Sweet, Sweet Potatoes

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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6 tasting notes

This tea is wonderful. Sweet and full flavor, though not quite the flavor of sweet potato pie. Great with a little honey, too. Would re-purchase.

Flavors: Butternut Squash, Cinnamon, Pecan, Sweet, Sweet Potatoes

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 14 OZ / 414 ML

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1389 tasting notes

Day 23 of our Advent Tea Swap. From amandastory516.

There were so many great reviews for this tea a month or so ago. By the time I decided I needed to order some for myself, it was already sold out. Bummer. So imagine my delight to see that Amanda sent a generous sample of her own precious stash to share with me! This blend is mostly baby marshmallows and large pecan pieces which makes it so fun. The spice is delicious and the nuts give it just a bit of toastiness. My brother had a cup with me also and he remarked that it tastes just like the Little Debbie Pecan Spinwheels. I don’t taste sweet potato but its starchy quality is there. Cinnamon too. So glad I got to try this one!

Flavors: Cinnamon, Pecan, Spices, Toasty

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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