Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Cardamom Macadamia Brownies

February 1, 2011

Author Notes: This is a delicious recipe for my gluten-free sweet potato macadamia brownies with a touch of cardamom. Enjoy!TheHealthyApple

Serves: 12


  • 1 cup sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 1/3 cup Earth Balance Vegan Butter Sticks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts, ground
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 cup semi sweet vegan chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flakes
In This Recipe


  1. In a medium sized saucepan, combine sweet potatoes, vegan butter and sugar. Cook over medium heat; bring to a boil and stir for 7 minutes.
  2. Remove 1/2 the mixture; transfer to a mixing bowl to cool. Add baking soda and sea salt; mix well. Transfer mixture to a baking pan and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven.
  3. Add cardamom, macadamia nuts, chocolate chips and coconut to stove top sweet potato mixture; mix well. Drizzle over cooked portion. Bake for another 15 minutes. Remove from oven, set aside to cool.
  4. Slice into brownie bites. Enjoy!

More Great Recipes:
Cookie|Brownie|Macadamia Nut|Potato|Sweet Potato/Yam|Cardamom|Make Ahead|Serves a Crowd|Winter|Gluten-Free|Dessert