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paleo vegan chocolate brownies

Paleo vegan chocolate brownies

A brownie recipe low in sugar but high in taste
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Course Cake, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine AIP, Paleo, Vegan

Equipment

  • Food processor, such as Magimix

Ingredients
  

  • 500 g sweet potatoes (Diced and steamed - no need to peel)
  • 200 g pitted dates
  • 75 g coconut oil (at room temperature)
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 50 g cacao (Or replace with Carob if Cacao hasn't been reintroduced - in which case, reduce the amount of maple syrup as Carob is sweeter)
  • 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

Flours - options 1. AIP/Nut Free

  • 125 g tigernut flour AIP / Nut free version
  • 50 g arrowroot AIP / Nut free version

Flours - option 2. Paleo

  • 175 g ground almonds If reintroduced

Optional

  • ½ cup sour cherries (or nuts of your choice, if reintroduced)

Instructions
 

  • Steam the sweet potatoes until soft (about 10-15 mins). This can be done ahead
  • Add the sweet potatoes with the dates to the food processor and process until soft
  • Add all the other ingredients (apart from the sour cherries)
  • Blend until smooth
  • Fold the sour cherries by hand into the batter (it'll be quite a dense batter)
  • Pour into a lined & greased brownie baking tray (20cmx20cm)
  • Baked at 180-190°C for 45-50 mins
  • Leave it to cool down before cutting it into squares
Keyword AIP, dairy-free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, grain-free, nut-free