Kumara brownies

Check out these yummy, kumara brownies from Nutritionist Chloe Moir.

Sweet fact: naturally sweet and high in fibre, kumara are high in vitamins C and E, and potassium.

Kumara and chocolate brownie


  • 1 medium kumara (approx 1 cup mashed)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk or milk of your choice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour or regular flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Wrap the kumara in tinfoil and bake for 30 minutes of until soft. Leave to cool.
  2. Scoop the kumara flesh out and place in a blender or food processor. Blend together with the coconut oil, milk, eggs, honey or maple syrup.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until combined.
  4. Pour the brownie mixture into brownie tin lined with baking paper.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked in the middle.

Sweet fact: Orange-fleshed kumara is especially high in cancer-fighting beta carotene, a precursor to vitamin A (and just one medium kumara will provide 100% of your required daily intake!).


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