Sweet potatoes are in season! They make a wonderful addition to breads. Its natural sweetness enhances the taste and texture of the bread, make it denser, and adds tons of nutritional value.

Sweet Potato Rolls [Vegan]








  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 sweet potato steamed and mashed
  • 1 cup soy/almond milk
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, grated
  • 2 teaspoons instant dry yeast


  1. Mash sweet potatoes. Add sugar and milk to make a paste.
  2. Whisk together 2 cups all-purpose flour, salt, cinnamon powder, nutmeg, and yeast.
  3. Add this is sweet potato paste. Mix well.
  4. Add more flour from the remaining one cup flour and knead. Keep adding flour until you get manageable dough. Knead till soft and supple.
  5. Transfer dough to an oiled bowl. Turn the dough to coat it with oil from all sides. Cover and let it rise for 1 hour.
  6. Punch the dough, divide into 16 to 18 pieces, and shape into rolls. Place them in a greased baking tray. Cover and allow them to rise for 1 hour or till double in size.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F for 20 to 25 minutes, or until well-browned.
  8. Remove from the oven, place on the rack to cool. Brush the top of the hot rolls with some vegan butter.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 139 | Total Carbs: 28g | Total Fat: 1g | Total Protein: 4g | Total Sodium: 22mg | Total Sugar: 6g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.