Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato Brownies

These flourless brownies not only taste delicious but are also low in glycemic index and high in antioxidants from raw cacao and sweet potato.

Sweet Potato Brownies
Sweet Potato Brownies

Makes: 10 – 15 squares
Preparation time: 60 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cooked medium sweet potatoes (around 300g)
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 30g walnut halves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil + greasing
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 165 degrees Celsius.
  2. In a food processor, using an S blade, blitz the sweet potato until you get a puree consistency.
  3. Whisk together the eggs, honey, vanilla essence and salt.
  4. Add the cacao powder, baking soda, coconut oil, almond flour and sweet potato puree. Mix well with a spatula then add the walnuts.
  5. Transfer the batter into a greased baking dish and bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
  6. Test with a toothpick – poke it in the brownie – it should come our clean.
  7. When ready, take out of the oven and leave to cool on a wire rack.
  8. Slice into individual pieces.

 

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