Sweet Potato, Dark Chocolate & Orange Brownies


These brownies are incredibly rich, truffley and delicious. This recipes makes around 10 brownies, but they’re super intense so best cut into bite size pieces! You can also add some fresh Raspberries half way through baking for a sharp fruity contrast.

You will need:

2 sweet medium Sweet Potatoes (600g)

1 Orange

2.5/3 heaped tbsp of Dark Cocoa powder/ Raw Cacao

1.5 heaped tbsp of smooth Peanut Butter/ Almond Butter

75g ground Almonds

2 tspn of Honey/Agave

50g Dark Chocolate w/ Orange (co-op sells one with Orange Oil, which is incredible!)

Equipment:

Greaseproof paper

Mixing bowl

Mixing spoon

A fork

2 Baking trays

A grater

Sharp knife

Chopping board

Method:

Preheat oven to Gas Mark 4-5 or 180c

Prick, and roast the Sweet Potatoes whole (skin on) in the oven for around 35 mins

Break dark chocolate into small 1cm piece

Grate the Orange zest and add onto mixing bowl

Once Sweet Potatoes are soft and carefully remove the skin, throw skin away and add the sweet potato into mixing bowl, mash potato with fork

Once smooth add Cocoa powder and Almonds and mix well

Spoon in the Peanut Butter, squeeze in the juice of 1/2 of the Orange, add the Honey/Agave and cubed Dark Choc

Mix thoroughly so mixture is combined well

Add greaseproof paper to baking tray, decant mix into tray, smooth down the mix and place into the oven

Bake for around 20-25 minutes, until they feel slightly springy to touch, then remove from oven and allow to cool.

Voila! There you have it, some lovely, gooey, rich choccy brownies!

Enjoy x

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