Sweet Potato Brownies

I had some sweet potatoes in the cupboard so I thought I would have a go at Sweet potato brownies, I’ve seen recipes for these and was intrigued as to whether they actually tasted good. Safe to say, I thought they were delicious, and definitely gives the chocolatey hit without the nasties!

Makes one tray of brownies

Ingredients:
2 Small- Medium sized Sweet potatoes
15 Dates, soaked in boiling water for 5 min then drained, leaving a little water
½ Cup Oat flour, made by blitzing 3/4 cup rolled oats
4 tblsp Cacao powder
3 tblsp Maple Syrup
½ Cup blitzed Macadamias, hazelnuts and Walnuts (or whatever nuts you like)
Pinch of Salt
Optional: 1/4 Cup choc chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 180° fan forced and line a square tin with baking paper
  2. Peel and chop your sweet potato then cook in microwave-safe dish for ten minutes
  3. Mash the sweet potato and leave to cool slightly
  4. Blend remaining ingredients (except the chocolate chips) in a blender
  5. Stir through chocolate chips
  6. Bake in a square tin on 180° for 25-30minutes
  7. Allow to cool slightly before slicing and serving

** Recipe adapted from http://deliciouslyella.com/vegan-sweet-potato-brownies-gluten-free/

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