Sugar Free Brownies Recipe

Truly a sugar free cake recipe but you would never know! Delicious and buttery, perfect with coffee or as a dessert served warm with cream

Sugar Free Chocolate Brownies Recipe

These melt in your mouth sugar free brownies are full of delicious staples such as honey and ripe banana, but they also slip in an ingredient you'd never expect - finely grated sweet potato - which adds a buttery, melting texture...

Sugar Free Brownies Recipe UK | Chocolate Brownies with Honey

This recipe was created out of necessity! We had searched and searched online for a truly sugar free cake, but kept finding "sugar free" recipes that contained refined sugar from other sources. Or they simply said: Use a sugar free replacement sweetener. (Which many avoid due to other health concerns.) We love to use honey, it's natural and unrefined. For more information, read our article Is Honey Better Than Sugar?

Sugar Free Brownies Recipe UK | Chocolate Brownies with Honey

It's optional but we also added some fresh or dried stevia for slight extra sweetness. But many find this recipe sweet enough if you use a very ripe banana :)

Sugar Free Brownies Recipe UK | Chocolate Brownies with Honey

You can find plain cocoa powder without any added sugar. Buy organic if you like but just make sure that it's plain 100% cocoa.

Sugar Free Brownies Recipe UK | Chocolate Brownies with Honey

Crushed almonds are often added to brownies for the texture and that's really important here, but also the added sweetness combines with the other ingredients to be really satisfying.

Sugar Free Brownies Recipe UK | Chocolate Brownies with Honey

Serve warm with lashings of cream as dessert, or these sugar free brownies are perfect with a coffee when cooled. You can even optionally scatter chips of sugar-free dark chocolate over the top before baking for extra chocolatey goodness!

Sugar Free Brownies Recipe UK | Chocolate Brownies with Honey

Try topping with our sugar free chocolate ganache!

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Sugar Free Brownies Recipe

Recipe Category: Dessert, Cakes, Snacks

Recipe Cuisine: American

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Servings: 12

Calories: 219

Rating: 5 from 18 votes


  • 150g Flour
  • 50g Ground Almonds
  • 50g Cacao or Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 100g Butter
  • 40ml Milk
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Heaped Tablespoons Honey
  • 2 Heaped Tablespoons Natural Yogurt
  • 250g Finely Grated Sweet Potato
  • 2 Teaspoons Dried or Fresh Stevia
  • 1 Mashed Banana


  • Preheat the oven to 180°c / 350F / gas mark 4
  • Grease two square 20cm baking trays, and line the base with greaseproof paper
  • In a large bowl, mix finely crushed almonds with the flour, natural cacao powder, and bicarbonate of soda, make a well in the centre
  • Melt Butter (and dried or fresh Stevia leaf - optional) in a medium saucepan and melt over a low heat, stirring regularly - don't allow to boil
  • Remove from the heat, and stir in the milk, vanilla, honey and yogurt into the melted butter until smooth and combined
  • Add eggs, finely grated sweet potato, and mashed banana, stir well until combined
  • Gradually add to the flour mixture, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon to form a thick batter - you can add toppings at this point such as chopped nuts
  • Pour into the prepared tins and level out, bake in the centre of the oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the brownie has risen and is just firm to the touch
  • Serve warm, or leave to cool in the tin before removing and cutting into squares

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