These pots are decadent, chocolatey and secretly healthy thanks to blending up cooked sweet potato to create a thick but silky texture, perfect for these little desserts.

Sweet Potato Chocolate Pots [Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free]



  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 6 dates, soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes then drained
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup or date nectar
  • 4 tablespoons cacao or cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons smooth almond butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons almond milk
  • Dash of vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Drizzled dark chocolate and cacao nibs, to decorate


  1. Peel and chop the sweet potato and cook until soft then drain and leave to cool.
  2. Add to a blender or food processor with the other ingredients (other than to decorate) and blend well until smooth and quite thick.
  3. Scrape between two individual pots or ramekins and chill for at least 1 hour.
  4. Drizzle over melted chocolate, sprinkle with cacao nibs and enjoy!

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