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These brownies are really delicious, light in taste, low in fat and totally delicious. A treat that you can enjoy in moderation.
- 3/4 cup extra virgin, cold pressed olive oil
- 200g plain organic cooking chocolate pieces, chopped
- 1/3 cup organic cocoa powder
- 3/4 cup raw sugar
- 1 Tspn vanilla essence
- 1/2 cup apple puree (from 2-3 peeled organic apples)
- 1/2 cup organic blackberries (substitute with any other berry)
- 1 cup wholegrain plain organic spelt flour (can use rye or other gluten-free flour)
- Preheat oven to 160°C (315°F).
- Lightly grease an 18cm (7 inch) square cake tin with a little of the olive oil and line the base of the tin with some baking paper.
- Add the rest of the olive oil and the chocolate pieces into a saucepan.
- Stir over medium heat until all the chocolate has melted and the oil and chocolate have combined.
- Remove and set aside to cool a little.
- Add the melted chocolate to a large bowl.
- Add the cocoa, sugar and vanilla and mix to combine.
- Pour the mixture into the cake tin and bake for about 40-45 minutes, or when the cake starts to come away from the sides of the cake tin.
- Remove from the oven and leave it to cool in the tin for about 10-15 minutes.
- Cut into sqaures and remove squares from the tin.
- Serve with a sprinkling of pure icing sugar and add some berries on the side.
These brownies can also be served with some fresh, plain, skim organic (coconut, milk, soy or other) yogurt if desired, for a more decadent dessert.Advertisement
|Nutrition Information||Amount||% Daily
|Calories from fat||208||45.8%|
|Total fat||23.1 g||39.1%|
|Saturated fat||4.2 g||7.2%|
|Dietary fibre||3.6 g||12.0%|
These are approximate values.
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