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Sweet Potato
Chocolate Pie

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We made a low-fat crust with nuts, oats, and dates and filled it with a cream of tofu, sweet potato purée, and cocoa.

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Vegan, sugar-free, and gluten-free, this chocolate pie is as healthy and wholesome as it can be.

Health

Time

1h 30m

Cost

Nutrients

233 kcal

Carbs 32 grams

Sugars 17 grams

Total Fats 7 grams

Saturates 2 grams

Fibers 5 grams

Proteins 8 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

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Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
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Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts
  • Soy

Servings

10

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Step 1

Poke the sweet potatoes and bake them at 200°C (390°F) for 45 minutes. Then, peel off the skin, scoop out the flesh, and mash into a purée.

Ingredients List

Sweet Potatoes400g
Pitted Dates200g
Water150mL
Ground Flaxseeds40g
Cashew Nuts70g
Rolled Oats125g
Baking Powder1tsp
Silken Tofu280g
Arrowroot Starch2tbsp
Cocoa Powder3tbsp
Step 2Part 1

Meanwhile, add pre-soaked dates to a food processor with 80ml (2.8 fl oz) of water. Then, blend into a creamy paste.

Ingredients List

Sweet Potatoes400g
Pitted Dates200g
Water150mL
Ground Flaxseeds40g
Cashew Nuts70g
Rolled Oats125g
Baking Powder1tsp
Silken Tofu280g
Arrowroot Starch2tbsp
Cocoa Powder3tbsp
Step 2Part 2

In a bowl, soak the flaxseeds with the remaining 70ml (2.5 fl oz) of water for 15 minutes or until thick and gel-like.

Ingredients List

Sweet Potatoes400g
Pitted Dates200g
Water150mL
Ground Flaxseeds40g
Cashew Nuts70g
Rolled Oats125g
Baking Powder1tsp
Silken Tofu280g
Arrowroot Starch2tbsp
Cocoa Powder3tbsp
Step 3

Roast the cashews at 200°C (390°F) for 5 minutes and then add them to a food processor. Tip in the oats and blitz into finely ground flour.

Ingredients List

Sweet Potatoes400g
Pitted Dates200g
Water150mL
Ground Flaxseeds40g
Cashew Nuts70g
Rolled Oats125g
Baking Powder1tsp
Silken Tofu280g
Arrowroot Starch2tbsp
Cocoa Powder3tbsp
Step 4

Now, combine the oat flour, soaked flaxseeds, half of the date paste, and baking powder into a bowl. Work all into a compact and slightly sticky dough.

Ingredients List

Sweet Potatoes400g
Pitted Dates200g
Water150mL
Ground Flaxseeds40g
Cashew Nuts70g
Rolled Oats125g
Baking Powder1tsp
Silken Tofu280g
Arrowroot Starch2tbsp
Cocoa Powder3tbsp
Step 5

Ease the dough into a 25 cm (9.8 inches) loose-bottom pie dish greased with oil, pressing it with your fingertips.

Ingredients List

Sweet Potatoes400g
Pitted Dates200g
Water150mL
Ground Flaxseeds40g
Cashew Nuts70g
Rolled Oats125g
Baking Powder1tsp
Silken Tofu280g
Arrowroot Starch2tbsp
Cocoa Powder3tbsp
Step 6Part 1

For the pie filling, add the sweet potato purée, the remaining date paste, tofu, arrowroot, and cocoa in a bowl.

Ingredients List

Sweet Potatoes400g
Pitted Dates200g
Water150mL
Ground Flaxseeds40g
Cashew Nuts70g
Rolled Oats125g
Baking Powder1tsp
Silken Tofu280g
Arrowroot Starch2tbsp
Cocoa Powder3tbsp
Step 6Part 2

Work all into a smooth cream using a hand or electric mixer.

Ingredients List

Sweet Potatoes400g
Pitted Dates200g
Water150mL
Ground Flaxseeds40g
Cashew Nuts70g
Rolled Oats125g
Baking Powder1tsp
Silken Tofu280g
Arrowroot Starch2tbsp
Cocoa Powder3tbsp
Step 7Part 1

Spread the chocolate cream evenly over the base with a spatula.

Ingredients List

Sweet Potatoes400g
Pitted Dates200g
Water150mL
Ground Flaxseeds40g
Cashew Nuts70g
Rolled Oats125g
Baking Powder1tsp
Silken Tofu280g
Arrowroot Starch2tbsp
Cocoa Powder3tbsp
Step 7Part 2

Bake the pie for 35 min at 180°C (355°F). Allow to cool down and dust it with cocoa.

Ingredients List

Sweet Potatoes400g
Pitted Dates200g
Water150mL
Ground Flaxseeds40g
Cashew Nuts70g
Rolled Oats125g
Baking Powder1tsp
Silken Tofu280g
Arrowroot Starch2tbsp
Cocoa Powder3tbsp

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