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Chocolate & avocado brownies

Avocado is rich in 'good' fats. When combined with antioxidant-rich dark chocolate, the result is a delicious sweet treat with an anti-inflammatory hit.
  • Prep time:
    10 minutes
  • Cooking time:
    20 to 25 minutes
  • Serves:
    8

Method

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of boiling water. Allow to cool.

Put the avocado into a mixer and fold in the eggs, vanilla and water. Blend until creamy.

Add in the sugar, cocoa powder, honey and a pinch of sea salt. Mix all the ingredients, then fold in bicarbonate of soda and stir until just combined.

Transfer the mixture into a prepared tray, levelling out the top and spreading the mix to the edges.

Sprinkle with more sea salt and bake in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Leave to cool slightly before chopping in to eight pieces and serve.

Ingredients

100g 70% dark chocolate

200g avocado flesh

2 eggs

1/2 vanilla pod

1 tablespoon water

3 tablespoons coconut or brown sugar

85g cocoa powder

1 tablespoon honey

Sea salt

1/2 tablespoon bicarbonate of soda

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