Sweet Potato Frosting (Vegan, GF, Paleo-Friendly, Refined-Oil Free)

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Need a rich, creamy frosting recipe? Need one that’s vegan and paleo-friendly? Need one that’s made of 2 vegetables? Okay, maybe no one NEEDS frosting made out of vegetables, but everyone needs to try this delicious frosting.

Sweet Potato Frosting
Sweet Potato Frosting

This frosting is so silky you would never guess that it’s filled with fiber and healthy fats. I’m sure you already know what one of the surprising ingredients is from the title, but the other one may leave you stunned. It’s cauliflower! Okay, okay if you’ve read any of my other recipes I’m sure you guessed it and you’re rolling your eyes, but stay with me here.


Sweet Potato Frosting
Sweet Potato Frosting

While the sweet potato provides the frosting with natural sweetness and starch to help the frosting hold its shape, the cauliflower adds a creamy element without affecting the flavor. Combined with some coconut butter and a touch of vanilla extract, this frosting will make you want to eat it out of the container with a spoon. And it’s so good for you, why not? Just save enough for your cake.


I HIGHLY recommend roasting your sweet potato in the skin for this recipe. Other cooking methods like steaming or boiling will leave it too wet and the frosting will have trouble holding together. Roasting on the other hand helps to caramelize the sweet potatoes' sugars, resulting in an even sweeter frosting.

Sweet Potato Frosting