We aim to have veggies at every meal and we even add them into desserts like in this Sweet Potato Brownie recipe. Another perk? It's made in the slow cooker! Which makes these extra gooey and fudgy, just like a brownie should be.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr 30 mins
Serves: 12
Course: Dessert, Treat
Dietary Requirements: Gluten Free, Vegetarian


  • oil or butter for greasing

Dry Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder optional
  • 50 g 85% dark chocolate chopped

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 cup sweet potato puree or 1 large sweet potato, skin removed. Cooked in the oven until soft then mashed
  • 3 eggs whisked
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup rice malt syrup


  • Grease the slow cooker insert, line with baking paper so that it reaches halfway up the sides.
  • Combine all dry ingredients.
  • In a separate bowl, add all the wet ingredients including sweet potato flesh and whisk.
  • Stir the dry ingredients unto the wet ingredients and stir well.
  • Pour the mixture into the lined slow cooker and spread evenly.
  • Cover and cook on low for 2 hours or high for 1 hour.
  • Remove the lid and cook for a further 30 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean.

NB: All main course recipes use quantities from the ‘Female Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Stream of the 28 By Sam Wood program. So if you’re a male, feel free to bulk it up.

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In May 2018 Sarah Wilson closed her website for I Quit Sugar, and appointed Sam Wood as the sole custodian of all the recipes that were freely available on the IQS blog. At 28 we are committed to the cause of reducing processed sugar in our diets, so we have pledged that all freely available recipes remain free and available to the public. You can find them all at https://recipes.28bysamwood.com