Donna Hay: Basics To Brilliance Kids

https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/26325/choc-banana-brownies

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These refined sugar-free chocolate banana brownies are the perfect afternoon snack.

Ingredients

  • 10 soft fresh dates (200g), pitted

  • 2 bananas (400g), peeled and chopped

  • 2/3 cup (70g) raw cacao or cocoa powder

  • 1½ cups (180g) almond meal (ground almonds)

  • ¼ cup (60ml) light-flavoured extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 

  • ¼ cup (60ml) maple syrup

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F). Line a 20cm square cake tin with non-stick baking paper.

  • 2.

    Place the dates, banana, cacao, almond meal, oil, vanilla and maple in a food processor and process until smooth.

  • 3.

    Pour the mixture into the prepared tin, scraping the sides of the processor with a spatula if you need to. Smooth the top and bake for 20 minutes or until just firm around the edges.

  • 4.

    Wearing oven gloves, carefully remove the brownie from the oven and allow it to cool in the tin for 20 minutes. Place it in the fridge until chilled.

  • 5.

    Turn the brownie out onto a large board and, using a sharp knife, cut it into squares to serve. Keep the brownies in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (16 servings)

  • Energy 228kj
  • Fat Total 14g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 1g
  • Carbohydrate 28g
  • Sugar 21g
  • Sodium 3mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

For more recipes like this, purchase your copy of Donna Hay's new cookbook, 'Basics to Brilliance Kids' at donnahay.com.au or from your favourite book store.

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