Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Yield 16 People

Ingredients

  • 1 Sweet Potato chopped, (about 2 cups/500 mL)
  • 4 oz Bittersweet Chocolate, (70%) finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/3 cup Unsweetend Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Place sweet potato in microwaveable bowl with 1/4 cup (60 mL) of water. Cover and microwave on High for 5 minutes or until very tender. Drain water and mash. Whisk in chocolate until melted. Whisk in sugar and eggs, one at a time, olive oil and vanilla.
  • In a bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Stir into potato mixture until smooth. Spread into an 8-inch (1.5 L) parchment paper lined baking pan. Bake in preheated 350 F (180 C) oven for about 20 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out with a few moist crumbs. Let cool slightly before cutting into bars.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Sweet Potato Bars
Serving Size
 
41 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
130
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
9
g
14
%
Saturated Fat
 
2.5
g
16
%
Cholesterol
 
20
mg
7
%
Sodium
 
30
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
14
g
5
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Calcium
 
20
mg
2
%
Iron
 
1.1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Tips & Notes

Tip: You will need 1 cup (250 mL) of mashed cooked sweet potato for the recipe
Recipe developed by Emily Richards

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