Desserts

Dark Chocolate Avocado Brownies

For those of you that have been following me at any point, then you know that I love brownies and I love chocolate…two reasons of which make it very difficult for me to stay on ANY type of diet. But I am also a fan of avocado and any recipe that contains some avocado, so when I stumbled upon this recipe I had to give it a try because it combines all three of those ingredients.

These brownies are so moist and if you love dark chocolate, then you definitely want to give these babies a try.

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces of dark chocolate, melted
  • 2 avocados, mashed well
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

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Directions:

Melt the chocolate and set aside (careful not to burn).

In a medium bowl, using an electric mixer, mix together the eggs and the sugar on medium high until the mixture is very light and doubled in volume.

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Next gradually add in the melted chocolate and blend on a low setting just until combined.

Mix in the almond meal, cocoa powder, salt, and vanilla.

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Blend in the mashed avocado, make sure mixture is blended well…may still be slightly lumpy.

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Pour the brownie batter into a square baking pan lined with parchment paper or well greased.

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 20 – 25 minutes.

Allow to cool completely before cutting.

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Enjoy!

*Original recipe adapted from French Press


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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Angela Gilmore
    January 27, 2014 at 7:09 PM

    Wow! These look phenomenal! Pinning for later!
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      admin
      February 2, 2014 at 6:19 PM

      Thank You Angela!

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