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Eggless brownies

Author: Sarah Brooks
These eggless brownies are everything you want in a brownie, dense and fudgy with chewy edges, and a secret ingredient to keep them moist and delicious.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 55 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8 large slices
Calories 401 kcal


  • Food processor or chopping bowl attachment of a stick/immersion blender.
  • 10" x 6" brownie tin or baking tin of choice.


  • 2 medium or 1.1lbs (500gms) sweet potato
  • 1 & ¾ sticks (200gms) unsalted butter
  • 5.5 oz (150gms) milk chocolate
  • ¾ cup (165gms) white sugar
  • ¾ cup (165gms) brown sugar
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup (150gms) plain flour
  • 1 cup (100gms) cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup (50gms) milk chocolate chips


  • Pre-head your oven to 430°F (220°C/200°C fan forced),
  • Put your sweet potatoes on a tray. Bake for fifty minutes in the oven until soft and cooked through.
  • Allow to cool, peel of skins and puree in a food processor until smooth. You should have one cup or 250gms sweet potato puree.
  • Reduce your oven temp to 355°F (180°C/160°C fan forced).
  • Grease and line the brownie tin.
  • Chop the chocolate into small pieces.
  • Add the chocolate and butter to a microwave proof bowl. Microwave for a few minutes until butter and chocolate are melted. Whisk well.
  • Add the vanilla to the sweet potato puree and whisk together.
  • Add the sweet potato to the chocolate and butter and mix well.
  • Put a sieve on top of the bowl and add the flour, coco powder, salt and baking power and mix well.
  • Tip into the lined brownie tin and smooth down. Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the top.
  • Bake for forty five minutes or until just cooked. A toothpick inserted into the brownie should come out with crumbs on it but not uncooked mix or be to dry.
  • Allow to cool completely before cutting into squares or rectangles and serve.


Calories: 401kcalCarbohydrates: 89gProtein: 4gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 358mgPotassium: 66mgFiber: 2gSugar: 62gVitamin A: 84IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 68mgIron: 2mg

Nutritional Disclaimer

Nutritional information is an estimate based on an online database. The nutritional content of ingredients may vary by brand. If you require accurate nutritional information, you should calculate this based on the specific brands and products you are using.

Keywords: Brownies without eggs, Egg free brownies, Hidden vegetables
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