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Easy sweet potato brownie

By BaxterStorey 15 Nov 2021

Suitable for vegan and general healthy whole food diets.

This vegan recipe is easy to make and prepared with just 7 ingredients. It’s full of fibre and loaded with nutrition, moist and fudgy and not too bitter with almonds and sweet potato. Let’s bake! 

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Serves 16


- 1kg sweet potatoes
- 240g dates, pitted
- 160g maple syrup
- 200g ground almonds
- 60g coconut oil
- 200g oats
- 160g cocoa powder


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 170°C.
  2. Grease and line a 1/2 gastro tray (325×265mm) with parchment paper.
  3. Leave the potatoes whole, with skin on and bake in the oven for an hour.
  4. Place the dates in a bowl and pour over boiling water, cover with cling film and leave for 5-10 minutes, then drain.
  5. Once the potatoes are cooked, allow to cool before removing the skin.
  6. Finely chop the dates and mix with the flesh of the sweet potatoes.
  7. Combine the potato mix with the maple syrup, ground almonds, coconut oil, oats and cocoa powder.
  8. Evenly pour the mixture into the gastro tray and bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Chill overnight.
  10. Straighten and trim the edges, then cut into 16 equal portions.

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