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Beetroot & Cacao Brownies | Healthy Alternative To A Guilty Pleasure

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Surely a chocolate brownie can’t get any better? Ohhhh yes it can! Simply follow this recipe to find out how this surprising combination results in an intense chocolate flavour! Moist texture, super chocolatey and healthy.

What are you waiting for? BAKE!


Ingredients


100g Organic Cacao Powder

1 tsp Organic Beetroot Powder

100g Ground Almonds

100g Organic Buckwheat Flour

80g Organic Cacao Buttons, Melted

1 tsp Baking Powder

1 Egg

50 ml Nut Milk

2 tbsp Organic Coconut Oil, Melted


For the Ganache (optional):


1 tsp Organic Coconut Oil

30g Organic Cacao Powder

1/2 tsp Organic Beetroot Powder


Method


#1 Line a medium sized baking tray with oil or greaseproof paper.

#2 Heat the oven to 150 degrees.

#3 Blend the cacao, beetroot, flour and nut milk together.

#4 Stir in melted coconut oil and cacao buttons.

#5 Add to baking tray and place in the oven.

#6 Cook through for 15-20 minutes until risen and firm.

#7 Take the brownies out of the oven and let cool.


For The Ganache (optional):


#1 Add all the ingredients to a pan and melt. Once a liquid texture is formed, pour over the brownies.

#2 Sprinkle with extra cacao and beetroot powder

#3 Tuck in!


brownie


MACROS FOR BROWNIES

Calories: 266         Protein: 7 g          Fat: 1.9 g          Carbs: 1.9 g               


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Faye Reid

Faye Reid

Writer and expert

Faye Reid has a Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Physiology and a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and Sports Nutrition. Faye has worked with numerous high-profile organisations, such as Men's Health, Sky Sports, Huddersfield Giants, Warrington Wolves, British Dressage and GB Rowing, providing her expert sports science support. Find out more about Faye's experience here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/faye-reid-8b619b122/. She puts her passion into practice as goal attack for her netball team, and in competitive event riding.


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