Sweet Potato Brownie

Serves 8
Time 50 minutes


500g sweet potato, peeled and cut into chunks
¼ cup cacao powder
⅓ cup almond meal
¼ cup wholemeal plain flour, sifted
¼ tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla bean extract
2 eggs, lightly beaten
½ cup maple syrup
100g dark chocolate, roughly chopped
1 tbsp olive oil


Preheat oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.

Place sweet potato in a steam, cook until very soft, stead aside to cool and mash.

In a small jug whisk together olive oil, vanilla, eggs and maple syrup set aside.

In a large bowl, combine sweet potato, cocoa, almond meal, wholemeal flour, baking powder, and dark chocolate, mix well. Pour in wet mixture and combine well.

Spoon mixture into the lined baking dish. Bake for 20 – 30 minutes until slightly firm to touch.