Healthy Flourless Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake (Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free)- Moist, fudgy and dense, this easy one bowl cake recipe is perfect to enjoy dessert guilt-free with a hidden veggie! Sugar-free and dairy-free. | #healthy #healthycake #sugarfreerecipe #lowcarbrecipe #flourlesscake | Recipe on

Healthy Flourless Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake

A timeless cake gets a healthy and protein-packed makeover! This chocolate cake has sweet potato hidden in it and comes with two options- One flourless and fluffy, and one more dense and fudgy! (Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free)
Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 138kcal


For the original version

For the flourless version (No protein powder and No coconut flour)


For the original version

  • Preheat the oven to 350 Fahrenheit. Line a 10 x 10 inch or 10 x 12-inch baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add your dry ingredients and set aside.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl or stovetop, add your coconut oil, nut/seed butter, sticky sweetener of choice and melt. Whisk in your sweet potato puree until smooth.
  • Pour your wet mixture into the dry and mix until combined. Add your milk of choice, starting with 3/4 cup. If the batter is too thick, slowly add more milk, one tablespoon at a time, until a thick, yet smooth batter remains. 
  • Pour batter into lined baking pan and bake for 40-50 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center. Be wary that depending on how much liquid you added, you may need to cook it longer- Be sure to check at the 40-minute mark. 
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool in the pan completely before frosting and slicing into pieces.

For the flourless version

  • Add all ingredients in a blender and blend until a smooth batter remains. Pour into the lined pan and bake for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center. 


* Depending on your coconut flour brand, you may need more liquid- Slowly add a tablespoon at a time until a thick cake like batter remains. 
** You can sub this out for 2 cups of flour of choice- wheat, white, all-purpose etc.
Do not overbake the cake- You will be left with a dense and crumbly cake. It is better to under-bake it. 
Both cakes should be kept refrigerated for ultimate freshness. 
For an ultra fudgy cake, remove from the oven when 'just' cooked. As it contains no eggs, it is can be eaten as is. The cake will firm up slightly once cooled. 
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Flourless Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 38%
Calcium 3%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 4g | Vitamin A: 38% | Calcium: 3% | Iron: 5%