Positive Health Recipes

Rich Coconut Flour Chocolate Brownies

Preparation time:

10-15 minutes

Cooking time:

15 minutes

Makes:

16 pieces

Ingredients:

3/4 cup coconut oil
3/4 cup raw cacao powder
1 3/4 cups coconut sugar
4 free-range eggs
1/3 cup coconut flour
1/4 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
200 gms very dark (90%-95%) chocolate  (1/2 for melting into the mixture and 1/2 chopped into the chips)

Method:

  1. Melt coconut oil. Note: the idea is to melt the oil, not cook it.
  2. Remove oil mixture from heat and allow to cool sufficiently to safely add the chocolate without burning it.
  3. Add 100 grams of chocolate to the melted coconut oil and make sure that it is completely melted.
  4. Mix the sifted raw cacao powder into the coconut oil/chocolate mixture, ensuring the mixture is smooth.  Set aside. 
  5. In a separate bowl, mix together eggs, sugar, 
  6. Add the cooled, melted coconut oil/cacao powder/chocolate mixture to the egg and sugar.
  7. Add the sifted coconut flour, salt, vanilla extract, Mix well.
  8. Add the 100 grams of chopped chocolate and the walnuts.  Mix through.
  9. Prepare a 20.3 cm x 20.3 cm (8 inch x 8 inch) baking pan with parchment paper, or grease well.
  10. Spoon the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread evenly.
  11. Bake at 175 degrees C for 15 minutes.
  12. Allow brownies to cool and before cutting into squares.  If the brownies are still molten from the oven, then it’s difficult to cut them..
  13. Continue to allow to cool, then enjoy!
  14. Store in the refrigerator.  Can be frozen.

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