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Sweet Potato Brownies

AuthorAnnabel
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Using sweet potatoes as a base, these quick and easy snack recipe to satisfy the sweet tooth instantly! Soft, gooey and hard to stop eating. As the main ingredient, sweet potato adds a lot of vitamins and fibre to these brownies.

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Yields16 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time50 mins

 2 medium sweet potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
  cup raw cacao powder
 60 g wholemeal plain flour
 70 g almond meal
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 10 medjool dates, pitted and chopped
 ¼ cup maple syrup
 1 pinch salt

What are we cooking today?
1

These super moist and rich sweet potato brownies taste delicious and make for a perfect healthy treat.

You can use orange or white sweet potato for this brownie recipe.

Getting started
2

Preheat oven to 180C.

3

Line a 20cm square cake tin with baking powder.

4

Steam the sweet potato until very soft.

5

Place the sweet potato, almond meal, flour, cinnamon, dates, cacao powder, maple syrup and salt in a food processor and process until a smooth batter forms.

6

Pour the mixture into the lined cake tin and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

7

Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes.

8

Remove from the tin and cut into even squares.

9

Dust with a little extra cocao powder and serve alone or with fresh berries.

Annabelle's tip
10

f you don’t get through the whole batch at once (or you would rather not), you can slice the brownies and freeze them as individual portions for up to 3 months. Defrost overnight in the fridge or on the counter and feel free to pop them in a hot oven for 5 minutes.

Ingredients

 2 medium sweet potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
  cup raw cacao powder
 60 g wholemeal plain flour
 70 g almond meal
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 10 medjool dates, pitted and chopped
 ¼ cup maple syrup
 1 pinch salt

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

These super moist and rich sweet potato brownies taste delicious and make for a perfect healthy treat.

You can use orange or white sweet potato for this brownie recipe.

Getting started
2

Preheat oven to 180C.

3

Line a 20cm square cake tin with baking powder.

4

Steam the sweet potato until very soft.

5

Place the sweet potato, almond meal, flour, cinnamon, dates, cacao powder, maple syrup and salt in a food processor and process until a smooth batter forms.

6

Pour the mixture into the lined cake tin and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

7

Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes.

8

Remove from the tin and cut into even squares.

9

Dust with a little extra cocao powder and serve alone or with fresh berries.

Annabelle's tip
10

f you don’t get through the whole batch at once (or you would rather not), you can slice the brownies and freeze them as individual portions for up to 3 months. Defrost overnight in the fridge or on the counter and feel free to pop them in a hot oven for 5 minutes.

Sweet Potato Brownies
AuthorAnnabelCategory, , , , DifficultyBeginner
Rating
Yields16 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time50 mins

Ingredients

 2 medium sweet potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
  cup raw cacao powder
 60 g wholemeal plain flour
 70 g almond meal
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 10 medjool dates, pitted and chopped
 ¼ cup maple syrup
 1 pinch salt

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

These super moist and rich sweet potato brownies taste delicious and make for a perfect healthy treat.

You can use orange or white sweet potato for this brownie recipe.

Getting started
2

Preheat oven to 180C.

3

Line a 20cm square cake tin with baking powder.

4

Steam the sweet potato until very soft.

5

Place the sweet potato, almond meal, flour, cinnamon, dates, cacao powder, maple syrup and salt in a food processor and process until a smooth batter forms.

6

Pour the mixture into the lined cake tin and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

7

Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes.

8

Remove from the tin and cut into even squares.

9

Dust with a little extra cocao powder and serve alone or with fresh berries.

Annabelle's tip
10

f you don’t get through the whole batch at once (or you would rather not), you can slice the brownies and freeze them as individual portions for up to 3 months. Defrost overnight in the fridge or on the counter and feel free to pop them in a hot oven for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 16


Amount Per Serving
Calories 7.5
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.15g1%
Saturated Fat 0.01g1%
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 1.43mg1%
Potassium 2.68mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 1.46g1%
Dietary Fiber 0.22g1%
Sugars 0.95g
Protein 0.16g1%

Calcium 1.18%
Iron 0.06%
Vitamin D 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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