Double up on the sweetness when you use sweet potatoes to make sweet recipes! Sweet potato is amazing in desserts, more than just sweet potato pie – although don’t worry, we’ve got recipes for those too! From brownies to ice cream to dessert casseroles, sweet potato will be the new breakout star of your dessert recipes. Check out these amazing sweet potato dessert recipes on our Food Monster App!
1. Sweet Potato Ice Cream
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This sweet potato ice cream is like a cold, creamy cousin to autumn’s pumpkin pie. This creamy and decadent cashew-based Sweet Potato Ice Cream by Emily Brees is spicy and cool — nobody would ever guess that it actually contains sweet potato! A topping of pecans complements the ice cream and if you’re feeling it, add a dollop of coconut whipped cream.
2. Healthy Dessert Baked Sweet Potato
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Turn nutrient-rich sweet potatoes into a satisfyingly sweet dessert with this Healthy Dessert Baked Sweet Potato by Brittany Mullins! Just bake and stuff with your favorite toppings. This particular dessert baked sweet potato is loaded with toasted coconut, coconut butter, cinnamon, almond butter, pecans and dark chocolate. Vegan, gluten-free and paleo-friendly.
3. Sweet Potato Brownies With Peanut Butter Swirl
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Apart from being total deliciousness, these Sweet Potato Brownies With Peanut Butter Swirl by Laine Rudolfa are wholesome and gluten-free. Sweet potato is loaded with vitamin A, C, and manganese. Many nutritionists consider sweet potato as one of the best foods to eat. And cacao is filled with antioxidants and magnesium which will take care of your nervous system.
4. Maple Sweet Potato Casserole With Granola Topping
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The topping of this Maple Sweet Potato Casserole With Granola Topping by Mitra Shirmohammadi is a delicious and refined sugar-free granola, whose crunchy texture pairs perfectly with the soft and creamy sweet potato center. But besides the decadent taste and texture, what you’ll love most about this dish is how simple and easy it is to prepare, and what a wonderful make-ahead dish it makes for holiday dinner parties. Just store it in the fridge and bake in the oven right before you’re ready to serve.
5. Healthy Chocolate Orange Sweet Potato Fudge Cake
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This Healthy Chocolate Orange Sweet Potato Fudge Cake by Caroline Doucet has to be one of the fudgiest chocolate cakes, ever. The secret ingredient? Sweet potatoes! It’s also made with dates, olive oil, coconut and almond milk, cocoa powder, cashews, spelt flour, and orange juice. Not only is it healthy, but it’s not too complicated either! All you need is a food processor, a large mixing bowl and one or two round cake pans.
6. Sweet Potato Pecan Pie with Salted Bourbon Maple Caramel
It’s always smart to have a healthy dessert option up your sleeve! Bring this Sweet Potato Pecan Pie with Salted Bourbon Maple Caramel by Rachel Carr to your next gathering and be the hero. It’s mostly raw, with only the sweet potatoes being roasted to create a naturally sweet and creamy texture. The gluten free crust is made from dates and raw pecans, and the filling has the texture of a rich cheesecake.
7. Peanut Butter Blast Brownies
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These Peanut Butter Blast Brownies by Crissy Cavanaugh not only make a delicious dessert, but include 2 heaping cups of sweet potatoes in them! These brownies are everything you need: gooey, peanut buttery, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. These brownies make an excellent dessert to share with friends on a night in, or have them all to yourself! The peanut butter and chocolate pairing is so perfect in this recipe that you won’t even realize that there’s sweet potato in it!
8. Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie
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This Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie by Kat Condon is like a slice of pie in a glass! Full of hidden vegetables, this smoothie is also fruitless, dairy-free and gluten-free. There is more to this wonderful smoothie than meets the eye. In fact, there’s more than one vegetable in this smoothie – there’s actually two! And it is also fruitless, which means there is no banana.
9. Coffee Ice Cream With Salted Caramel
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Need your caffeine fix in a dessert? This decadent Coffee Ice Cream With Salted Caramel by Kimberly Espinel is made from cashews, dates, strong-brewed coffee, and a secret ingredient — sweet potatoes. But you (nor anyone else) would be able to tell. It has a rich salted caramel swirl within, but be sure to save some for drizzling on top, along with crunchy coffee beans.
10. Carrot, Sweet Potato, and Almond Cookies
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Would you ever believe that carrots, sweet potatoes, and bananas could make such a delicious cookie? These aromatic Carrot, Sweet Potato, and Almond Cookies by Gunjan Dudani are soft and chewy with a subtly sweet, buttery flavor. These won’t even make it out of the kitchen.
11. Marbled Cheesecake Mousse Cups
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When we say this Marbled Cheesecake Mousse Cups recipe by Danielle Dewar is easy, we mean it. It’s no-bake and comes together in less than half an hour, then sets in the fridge or freezer in 1-3 hours (depending on how you want to serve it). If you can boil water and operate a blender, you can make this. This dessert can be served two delicious ways. If you set it in the freezer it will be like a super rich ice cream, but if you set it in the fridge it will be like velvety mousse. The choice is yours!
12. Baked Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries With Cinnamon Oat Crumble
This dish qualifies as the perfect sweet potato casserole: filled with tender sweet potatoes tossed with fresh ripe cranberries, covered with a cinnamon and brown sugar oat crumble, and baked until the cranberries soften and burst, releasing their ruby-colored juice, which bubbles under the crisp, crunchy warmly-spiced topping. Check out Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez‘s Baked Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries With Cinnamon Oat Crumble!
13. S’mores Sweet Potato Brownies
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These vegan S’mores Sweet Potato Brownies by Clémence Moulaert are best enjoyed straight out of the oven, with a cup of cocoa and good friends to share it with. Inspired by S’mores Brownies in Jamie magazine. You totally can’t taste the sweet potato. But man, it makes these brownies good. Ooey gooey good.
14. Sweet Potato Maple Mousse Pie
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This Sweet Potato Maple Mousse Pie by Annie Oliverio will find its way onto all your dessert menus! It’s easy to prepare, and has a cool switch – the whipped cream is on the bottom layer! Try it for yourself to see how delicious it is.
15. Chocolate Brownie Blueberry Cake
Dense Chocolate Brownie Blueberry Cake by Maja Brekalo has tender blueberries scattered throughout that make it an absolutely unforgettable dessert. This is a chocolate lovers dream cake and it’s the perfect sweet treat to finish a meal with.
Enjoyed these sweet potato recipes? Try 15 Must-Make Vegan Sweet Potato Dinners That Are Perfect For Fall and our Sweet Potato Archives for more ideas! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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