Sweet Potato Brownies

1 word… YUM! These brownies tasted so incredibly yummy and were filled with nothing but healthy ingredients! A great dessert to share with the family without all of the guilt 😛sweet-potato-brownies


1 sweet potato

1 banana, ripe

3 eggs, beaten

¼ cup of olive oil

1/3 cup of pure maple syrup/ honey

1 tsp vanilla essence

3 tablespoons of wholemeal flour/flaxseed/almond meal

3 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tsp cinnamon

Pinch of salt

Dark chocolate chips (optional)

Makes- 20 brownies

Time- 1 hour


  1. Preheat oven at 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Peel and dice sweet potato into small pieces. Place in a bowl with a small bit of water and into the microwave for 8 minutes or until soft.
  3. Mash sweet potato and banana until smooth. You can do this by hand or in a food processor.
  4. Add remaining wet ingredients and combine (eggs, olive oil, maple syrup/honey, vanilla essence).
  5. Add dry ingredients and mix until combined into a smooth texture (flour/flaxseed/almond meal, cocoa powder, cinnamon, salt and choc chips (if adding).
  6. Place mix into a brownie tray and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  7. Allow brownies to cool then eat away 🙂

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