Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Brownies

Makes 20 squares


125g dark plain chocolate 80% plus if possible

80g plain flour

2 ripe avocados, peeled and stone removed

2tsp vanilla essence

2 eggs

50g raw cocoa powder

100g brown sugar

pinch of salt

handful of chopped brazil nuts/walnuts


1. Line an 8×8 inch pan with greaseproof paper, preheat oven to 180 degrees

2. Melt the chocolate in the microwave or in a bowl over boiling water until melted and smooth.

3. Put the avocado, sugar and vanilla essence in a food processor and blitz until completely smooth.

4. Add the melted chocolate and blitz until blended in.


5. Add the eggs and blend until combined.

6. Add the cocoa powder, salt and flour and blend until just combined.

7. Remove the blade and add in the nuts, stir well.

8. Spread the mixture evenly into the baking tray and bake for 30-35 minutes or until they are just set.

9. Cool and eat!

All the good stuff these contain…….

Avocados contain more potassium than bananas.

Avocados are packed with mono saturated fatty acids, the main one is Oleic Acid which can help reduce inflammation.

They are full of Folate – Used for normal cell function and tissue growth

Vitamin K1 – Important for blood clotting and bone health

Potassium – Essential mineral for blood pressure control and heart health.

Vitamin E – Powerful anti oxidant

Vitamin B6 – Help us to convert food into energy

Vitamin C – Anti oxidant for immune function and skin health

Raw cocoa powder

Contains a mood improver which can create a feeling of euphoria

Can help to balance hormonal mood swings

Contains Flavanols an anti inflammatory and heart protective anti oxidant found in raw cocoa may help protect agains heart diesease, reduce the risk of stroke and help blood circulation.


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