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Ingredients

Serves: 12

Brownie:

  • 2 1/2 cups ground almonds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bread soda
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups pitted dates
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 whole eggs (or 3 chia eggs for vegans)
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • (Optional: 2 Tbsp maple syrup)

 
Ganache :

  • 4 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 4 Tbsp coconut milk or any milk
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Method

  1. In a bowl, mix all your dry ingredients with a whisk - ground almonds, cocoa powder, baking powder, bread soda and sea salt. Mix well and set aside.
  2. Blend all your wet ingredients together with a hand blender - dates, boiling water, vanilla, maple syrup and eggs.
  3. Mix together all wet and dry ingredients until well combined. Do not over mix.
  4. Bake in a brownie tin lined with greaseproof paper at 160C Gas Mark 3 for 35-45 minutes. Let cool before decorating.

Ganache:

  1. Gently melt all your ingredients together - coconut oil, cocoa powder, coconut milk, maple syrup and vanilla.
  2. Mix well with a whisk, allow to cool slightly and decorate your brownie.
  3. Alternatively, you could just melt dark chocolate with coconut milk & maple syrup.

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