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Vegan Sweet Potato Brownies

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 16 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Decadent but healthy sweet potato brownies that are super easy to make with just 7 ingredients! Enjoy any time for a snack or serve warm with dairy-free ice cream for a delicious dessert.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup peeled, cooked and well mashed sweet potatoes (240 g)
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons coconut sugar (80 g)
  •  ½ cup drippy almond butter (120 g)
  • ½ cup plant-based milk  (100 g)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, optional
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (30 g)
  • ½ cup spelt flour (55 g)
  • up to 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips, optional (85 g)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 °F (180 °C).
  2. Prepare an approximately 8-9 inch square baking pan with a light coating of non-stick spray, lightly grease with oil or line with parchment paper.
  3. Add the mashed sweet potatoes, coconut sugar, almond butter and coconut milk to a mixing bowl and mix well until completely combined and smooth.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until everything is well incorporated.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan for at least 30 minutes, or for best results, let col in the fridge for at least 1 hour before slicing and serving.

Notes

Coconut sugar can be substituted with cane sugar.

Nut-Free Option: Almond butter can be substituted with peanut butter or for nut-free brownies, sunflower seed butter or tahini.

Storing: Let cool before storing. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week, or freezer for up to 3 months. Ok at room temperature for a couple of days if taking to-go. If frozen, thaw at room temperature or in the fridge or microwave. 

Serving: Try serving them warm with a scoop of dairy-free vanilla ice cream or coconut yogurt!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 98
  • Sugar: 6.5 g
  • Sodium: 47 mg
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 3 g

Keywords: sweet potato brownies, vegan sweet potato brownies