This is a perfect recipe for a healthy nutritious, satisfying sweet hit. Featuring sweet potato mash (good blood sugar stabiliser) , 78% dark chocolate (magnesium and zinc) as well as mixed nuts (Vitamin E). I've made a few batches of these , great for a showstopping dessert or to accompany your daily coffee!
Sweet Potato & Nut Butter Brownies
60ml coconut oil
200g sweet potato cooked and mashed
120g nut butter
1tsp vanilla extract
½ - 1tsp cinnamon
120ml nut milk / oat milk unsweetened
150g oats (Use rough or blitz to a flour if you have a blender)
35g cacao powder
45g coconut sugar
½ tsp baking powder
Pinch sea salt
90g dark chocolate (70% or more) chopped into pieces
Optional: Mixed nuts roughly chopped
Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius then reduce to 150 degrees when baking
Line a dish with baking paper and grease with a little coconut oil
In a bowl mix the mashed sweet potato, nut butter, coconut oil, vanilla essence, cinnamon, milk.
Add in the oat flour, cacao powder, coconut sugar, baking powder and mix well.
Fold in the chocolate pieces and chopped nuts if using.
Spoon the batter into your lined baking tray.
Bake for 25 mins with tinfoil on top and remaining 10-15 minutes without foil.
Insert a knife into the centre to see if cooked through, it should come out clean.
Leave to cool if you can avoid temptation!
Makes 9 good sized brownies or 18 bite sized brownies!
Great for nibbles, sweet hit
Can be easily stored in the freezer
Heat in the oven and serve with some fresh raspberries and vanilla ice cream!