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Sweet Potato Chocolate Frosting

Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 143 kcal
Author One Clever Chef

Ingredients

  • 2 cups baked sweet potato about 2 medium sized sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Melt the coconut oil over medium heat in a medium-sized saucepan.
  2. Slowly combine the cacao powder, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Stir well.
  3. When the mixture has the texture of melted dark chocolate, add in the baked sweet potato and stir energetically, or use a hand-mixer.
  4. Let sit 5 minutes before spreading the chocolate frosting on the cake.

Recipe Notes

* Bake your sweet potatoes in advance, skin on, in the oven at 350F for about 45 minutes to an hour. You can tell they are ready when you can poke them through with a fork.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Chocolate Frosting
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Potassium 168mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 75.5%
Vitamin C 0.8%
Calcium 2%
Iron 4.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.