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chocolate orange brownies

a recipe by
Shy Strawberry

You had the choice of carrot cake or brownies in this week’s NutriPic – and brownies won the vote, so here’s your healthy, chocolatey and delicious recipe.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate orange brownies

  • 1/2
    avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 5 Tbsp
  • 110 g
    maple syrup
  • juice of 1/2 orange
  • zest from 1 orange
  • 40 g
    mixed nuts
  • 2 Tbsp
    chia seeds
  • 200 g
    ground almonds
  • 400 g
    kidney beans, drained
  • optional - honey or maple syrup to top

How To Make chocolate orange brownies

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 180C/360F.
  • 2
    Place all the ingredients (except for the nuts) into a food processor and blitz until fully combined.
  • 3
    Add to a mixing bowl, then mix in the nuts.
  • 4
    Line a baking tray with parchment paper, then add the mixture on top.
  • 5
    Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • 6
    Remove from the oven and sprinkle with more orange zest and honey/maple syrup to serve.