Healthy Recipes

Healthy Chocolate Coconut Brownies

Who doesn’t love a chewy chocolate brownie? This recipe is easy to prepare and creates delicious, chocolate coconut brownies.

Serves 12, prep time 10 mins, cook time 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 5 oz dark chocolate (70%)
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp cacao/cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F, and line a square baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Break up the chocolate and add to a saucepan with the coconut oil. Heat slowly, to melt and mix until smooth, around 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool a little.
  • Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl, then add the melted chocolate and stir through.
  • Add the flour, sugar, vanilla extract, cacao/cocoa powder and coconut, stirring until combined
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 15 minutes or until the top is firm. Remove from the oven and cool in the tin completely.
  • Remove from the tin and slice into 12 pieces.
  • One piece is one serving. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for 4-5 days (great reheated in the microwave) or freeze for up to 2 months.

 

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Energy 240 cals Protein 2.8g Fiber 1.7g Total Fat 17g Carbohydrates 20.5g Saturated Fat 14g Total Sugar 15.5g Free Sugar 12g