28
Mar
2015

Seriously healthy Brownies (High Fibre)

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Makes approx 12 slices, 5 grams of fibre per slice.
 
Ingredients
  • Olive oil or coconut oil spray
  • 300 grams grated zucchini
  • 150grams of applesauce
  • 100 grams of chopped dates
  • 100 grams of chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup raw coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs or egg substitute
  • 2 teaspoons of coconut essence
  • 150 grams wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 50 grams of rice bran
  • 150 grams cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoons baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Consistency should be a paste, if too runny add extra self-raising flour
 
Icing
  • 100 grams crunchy peanut butter
  • 50 grams chocolate chips
  • 25 grams of cocoa powder
  • 50 mls of maple syrup
 
 
Method
  1. Heat oven to 180 C for approximately 10 minutes
  2. Lightly spray a 28 X 18cm baking tin with oil of your choice
  3. Mix coconut essence, eggs, applesauce, dates, and zucchini together
  4. Mix wholemeal flour, rice bran, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt together and gently add to the wet ingredients until mixed, add walnuts
  5. Bake in oven for 60 minutes or until the mixture is firm to touch
  6. Gently melt ingredients together and spread on top of cooled slice and sprinkle with more chocolate chips if desired