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The Best Creamy Chocolate Frosting for Paleo Brownies and Cakes

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As a lover of sweet potato, it should come as no surprise that I’ve found a way to incorporate it in just about anything–pie, pizza crust, and even pancakes! Today’s recipe is going to be a creamy chocolate frosting with–you guessed it–sweet potato! Trust me when I say, it’s out of this world good and will quickly become a go-to frosting recipe for things like cupcakes and cakes.

creamy chocolate frosting

The Best Creamy Chocolate Frosting for Paleo Brownies and Cakes

creamy chocolate frosting

creamy chocolate frosting

creamy chocolate frosting

creamy chocolate frosting

creamy chocolate frosting

(Also try: Dark Chocolate French Silk Pie in a Jar)


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Ingredients

    • 1 large sweet potato, scrubbed
    • ¼ cup natural cocoa powder
    • 6 tbsp honey
    • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
    • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
    • pinch of salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Place the sweet potato in a baking dish.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes or until fork tender.
  4. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.
  5. Scoop out the flesh in a bowl and mash with potato masher.
  6. Add ¾ cup mashed sweet potato, cocoa powder, honey, coconut oil, vanilla extract and pinch of salt to a food processor and pulse until smooth.

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