Sweet Potato Buns with Chocolate

"This is a recipe for 6, but you might want to double or triple the amount and they are super delicious"
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Prep time 2hrs
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 6

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  • 250 gram peeled and cooked sweet potato
  • 250 gram flour
  • 25 gram brown sugar
  • 3 gram dried yeast
  • 15 gram rice flour
  • 100 milliliter rice milk
  • 20 olive oil
  • pinch slat


  • Step 1

    Mash the sweet potatoes with a fork and divide into two portions. You’ll need 125 g for the dought, that rest will make the chocolate centre.

  • Step 2

    Stiff the flour into a bowl then add all the ingredients. Work on the dough until it’s smooth and shiny. (it will be relatively soft). Proof it until doubles the size. Divide into 6, roll them into small buns.

Extra needed for the cetre


  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon rice syrup

  • Step 1

    For the chocolate paste, mix the remaining sweet potato with the cocoa powder, and rice syrup then put aside.

  • Step 2

    Flatten them out with your hand and scoop some chocolate paste to the middle. Close the dough and gently shape into small buns.

  • Step 3

    Place them to a baking tray, brush over some olive oil and rest for another 30 minutes. Preheat the oven for 170 C degree. Sprinkle some icing sugar to the top of the buns and bake them for 15-17 minutes.

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