Easy sweet potato chocolate brownies

  • Sweet potato brownie with chocolate
Skill level
Preparation Time
25 minutes
Cooking Time
25 minutes
Serves Makes 15 squares

These deliciously moreish brownie bites are vegan, gluten-free and a healthy alternative to traditional brownies.


  • 350g sweet potato
  • 300g peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 150g rice flour
  • 125g coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 150g cocoa powder
  • 40g cocoa nibs
  • 40g dried cherries
  • 250ml almond or coconut milk
  • Icing sugar to dust


  1. 1Preheat oven to 190°C / Fan 170°C / Gas 5.
  2. 2Line a 13”x 8” brownie tin with parchment paper.
  3. 3Peel, cube and boil the sweet potatoes until soft.
  4. 4Warm the peanut butter through in a pan until loosened.
  5. 5In a large bowl mash the sweet potato until smooth then add the peanut butter and combine.
  6. 6Add all the other dried ingredients and mix thoroughly. The mixture will be quite thick.
  7. 7Gradually add the milk, stirring together until the mixture is fully combined.
  8. 8Smooth the mixture into the lined tin and place in the preheated oven for 25 minutes.
  9. 9Remove from the oven and cut into 15 squares. Leave to cook then dust with icing sugar.