Sweet Potato Halwa

If you love sweet potatoes, this one's for you! Creamy, flavourful and so easy to make, the perfect meal prep dessert recipe is here! Prepare this halwa in advance and enjoy a healthy-ish dessert throughout the week.

Sweet Potato Halwa

Gluten-free | Vegan - The perfect meal prep dessert recipe is here!


My Kale Kitchen

10 Minutes
35 Minutes
45 Minutes
Serves 6-8


  • 1500 - 1525 g raw sweet potatoes
  • 30 g olive oil
  • 170 g almond butter
  • 180 g pure maple syrup
  • 3 g ground cardamom
  • Optional garnish: ¼ cup edible dried rose petals


  1. Preheat oven to 400º F and line a baking tray with parchment paper. Wash, peel and cut sweet potatoes into smaller chunks. Place sweet potatoes in a bowl and pour olive oil. Cover the bowl and toss the sweet potatoes, ensuring all chunks are coated well.
  2. Place sweet potatoes on the baking tray and bake for 25 minutes or until soft and cooked through.
  3. Once ready, transfer baked sweet potatoes along with all other ingredients to a blender. Blend until smooth and well combined. Make sure not to over blend.
  4. Alternatively, mash baked sweet potatoes and using a spatula, mix in all other ingredients until well combined.
  5. Transfer sweet potato halwa to bowls and garnish before serving.
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