Chocolate Sweet Potato Pudding [gluten-free, soy-free, vegan]

The answer to snack time.

Done in 30 seconds.*

chocolate sweet potato pudding

Chocolate Sweet Potato Pudding

A super easy snack idea that can use up leftover sweet potatoes, this pudding is creamy, chocolaty, and good for you, too. Even better, it comes together in about 30 seconds, for instant snack satisfaction.

Makes 4 servings

2 3/4 cup (660mL) mashed cooked sweet potatoes (about 3 medium), cold (see Note)
5 tablespoons (75mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup (60mL) pure maple syrup
2 teaspoons (10mL) vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon (3mL) ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon (2mL) salt
3 to 4 tablespoons (45 to 60mL) unsweetened nondairy milk

Put the mashed sweet potatoes, cocoa powder, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt in a food processor. Process until smooth, adding the nondairy milk until a desired consistency is achieved. Though it can be served right away, it tastes even better refrigerated overnight.

Note: Baking the sweet potatoes in the oven rather than cooking them in the microwave adds extra sweetness and flavor. To bake, scrub the potatoes then wrap in aluminum foil. Poke with a sharp knife about 5 times. Bake at 425F for about 45 minutes, until tender. Refrigerate until cold, then remove the skin.

*Might be a slight exaggeration if you don’t have leftover sweet potatoes, so maybe not 30 seconds. But it can be 30 seconds tonight if you bake a sweet potato right now. So hop to it!

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6 thoughts on “Chocolate Sweet Potato Pudding [gluten-free, soy-free, vegan]

  1. thepeacepatch

    Yumful spudfulness! I so want a bowl of this for breakfast with granola on top. Or just spread on toast. Or scooped up with strawberries or stuffed into a chocolate cupcake…
    I think I need to buy more sweet potatoes. ;)

    1. Laurie @ Whisking & Writing Post author

      Yes! Chocolate cupcake. Add some Coconut Whipped Cream and deglazed pears and we’ve got ourselves a trifle. Want to come over? ;)

  2. kimthevegan

    Mmmm sounds delicious! I never would have thought of having a sweet potato pudding, but it sounds awesome =)

    1. Laurie @ Whisking & Writing Post author

      It should be similar! I have another on this site using avocado, and I’ve done them with that combo, too. I don’t love it with banana, though, compared to the other versions).


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