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08.26.19

Avocado Brownie Recipe

Author: Apeel Team

Brownies

½ cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chunks

2 large avocados

⅔ cup coconut sugar

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 eggs*

½ cup dutch processed cocoa

½ cup all purpose flour

¼ teaspoon salt

½ tsp instant espresso

⅔ cup salted roasted pistachios, chopped

1 tsp sea salt flakes

*Don’t want to use eggs? Whisk together 2 tablespoons of ground chia or flaxseed with 6 tablespoons of water for an easy replacement!

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Melt down ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks until smooth
  3. In food processor, combine avocados, sugar, and vanilla extract
  4. Process until smooth
  5. Add in melted chocolate, pulse until smooth
  6. Add 2 eggs*, pulse until just combined
  7. Transfer mixture into separate bowl
  8. Combine cocoa, flour, salt, and instant espresso
  9. Gradually pour dry mixture into wet mixture, fold to combine
  10. Fold in the rest of the chocolate chunks
  11. Grease an 8x8 baking pan with coconut oil
  12. Pour mixture evenly onto baking pan, use spatula to level the top
  13. Bake for ~30 minutes

 

Frosting

½ cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate

½ cup cocoa powder

½ tsp salt

2 ½ tbsp sour cream or plain yogurt

½ tsp instant espresso

1 ¼ tbsp coconut oil

½ cup maple syrup

  1. Melt ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate in medium bowl until completely smooth
  2. Add maple syrup and coconut oil, mix until completely smooth with no chunks
  3. Whip in cocoa powder, salt, instant espresso
  4. Gently fold in 2 ½ tbsp sour cream/yogurt
  5. After brownies have completely cooled, spread frosting on evenly with a spatula
  6. Garnish with ⅔ cup chopped salted roasted pistachios and sea salt flakes
  7. Enjoy!

 

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