Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies
 
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Peanut butter chocolate brownies that are good for you and take only 15 minutes to prepare? What could be better?!
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Recipe type: Sweet
Cuisine: 60 minutes or less, Vegan, Gluten Free
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 tin of black beans (400g / drained weight 240g)
  • 8 dates, pitted
  • 2 flax eggs (2 tbsp ground flax seeds combined with 6 tbsp water)
  • 20g melted coconut oil (about 2 tsp solid), and extra for the muffin tin if required.
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup (or other liquid sweetener)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • Pinch Himalayan pink salt
  • 40g vegan dark chocolate, cut into small pieces
  • 4 tsp peanut butter
Method
  1. Heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4.
  2. Make the flax eggs and set aside.
  3. Drain and thoroughly rinse the beans and combine with the dates in a food processor. Add in the coconut oil, maple syrup, baking powder, flax eggs, cacao powder and salt and process again until combined. It should be light and fluffy.
  4. Stir the chocolate pieces into the brownie mixture by hand.
  5. Use a teaspoon to put a little of the mixture into each muffin hole and press down lightly. Next, add ⅓rd of a teaspoon of peanut butter to each and then use the remaining brownie mix to cover the peanut filling.
  6. Cook for 20 minutes. Once cooled, store in the fridge.
Notes
Use gluten-free baking powder to ensure the brownies are gluten-free.
Recipe by The Whole Ingredient at https://www.thewholeingredient.com/2014/07/08/peanut-butter-chocolate-brownies/