Inside Scoop: This is the best and healthiest chocolate sweet potato frosting recipe you will ever make!


We don’t know about you guys, but for us the best part of the cake or cupcake is the frosting! So rich, creamy, sweet and incredibly delicious. You can do so many different flavours, and it really does make or break a cake or cupcake.

But, boy oh boy is basic icing chock-full of sugar.

When there’s a will, there’s a way to make a recipe healthier! Trust us when we say, you are going to want to try this Healthy Chocolate Sweet Potato Frosting. Betty Crocker and your corn syrup, polysorbate 60, artificial flavours and colours, move your butt over and get out of the way. This recipe is SO unbelievably simple, and tastes so much better, lady! We’re totally through.

This recipe was submitted by Jessie Berrington, BSc, Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant™.

Actually though, this recipe has minimal ingredients, can be made in your blender, contains vegetables (which no one would EVER know, trust us, we don’t tell anyone how it’s made), and is incredibly chocolatey and delicious.

This Chocolate Sweet Potato Frosting is the perfect alternative that tastes JUST like the real thing.


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Sweet Potato Chocolate Icing

This is the best healthy icing recipe you will ever have! 4 ingredients, vegetables, no refined sugar, what more could you ask for from a chocolate icing?
Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 86 kcal



  1. Cook sweet potato until extremely soft.
  2. When sweet potato is cool, combine sweet potato, cocoa, honey, stevia vanilla and salt.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Refrigerate for 15 minutes before icing.
  5. Makes approximately 1 1/2 cups of icing.

Recipe Notes

Optional: liquid stevia until desired sweetness levels Makes approximately 1 ½ cups of icing.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Chocolate Icing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 86 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sodium 93mg 4%
Potassium 281mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 10g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 94.3%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 2.4%
Iron 9.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Jessie Berrington

Jessie has her Bachelor of Science and is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist™, recipe developer and wellness writer. She offers 1-on-1 holistic nutrition consults (in person, phone and skype) and has a passion for creating whole food plant based recipes.

Contact information: [email protected]

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