Plant Based Chocolate Frosting

     I have served this frosting on many cakes for holiday parties and it's always a hit! The kids love it, my (skeptical) brothers love it, my sisters ask for the recipe, and everyone is surprised that it's made with such healthy ingredients. I still consider this recipe to be a treat...but hey, what a fabulous way to "treat" our bodies! This is an easy plant based chocolate frosting that I've made with a small amount of healthy fats, this ensures I do not disrupt my insulin resistance.   

 

 

 

 Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of steamed (or boiled) sweet potatoes 

  • 1 cup cocoa powder 

  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp maple syrup 

  • 2 TBL avocado or 1/4 avocado 

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • If you need it sweeter, try adding in liquid vanilla stevia drops until you're sweet tooth is satisfied or more maple syrup.

     Directions:

1.) Add sweet potatoes and avocado in food processor and run until everything is very smooth. 

2.) Then add the rest of your ingredients and taste test! Adding in a small amount of liquid stevia as needed. 
3.) Enjoy! Makes roughly 2 cups frosting. 

(Scroll below for nutrition facts!)

 

Notes: I like to chill my frosting before decorating. I find this recipe doesn't work too well with a piping bag but you can still achieve beautiful cakes.... Check out my favorite plant- based chocolate cake HERE

 

I also enjoy this with banana, strawberries, rice cakes or on a piece of toast! 

 

Want to see a video of this recipe? Check out my instagram here!

 

 

My personal Estimate Nutrition Facts: (I recommend doing your own calculations as well if insulin dependent)

 

Per 2 table spoons:

Total Carbohydrate 5g

Total Fat 1g

 

 

 

 

This is the Food processor I use and Love! Linked through amazon! 

 

 

 

 

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