Courgette chocolate brownies

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Category: Desserts


2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
¾ cup of granulated sugar
60mls sweetened apple sauce
125g whole spelt or whole wheat flour
45 grams cocoa powder
1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
300g peeled and grated courgette (put in food processor to remove all lumps)
100g 70% dark chocolate bar broken up into small pieces

Courgette chocolate brownies Directions

  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 176 o C / 350 o F and line a 8” x 8” pan with parchment paper or spray
    with baking spray
    2. In a large bowl, mix together the eggs, vanilla, coconut sugar, and apple sauce and let this sit
    for 5 minutes to let the coconut sugar dissolve
    3. In a separate medium bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa powder (sifted if lumpy), baking
    soda and salt. Make sure there are no clumps before going on to the next step!
    4. Add the dry mix to the wet mix and gently stir until combined. Be sure not to over mix!
    5. Then fold in the courgette and 70g small broken up chocolate pieces.
    6. Pour the mixture into the pan and even the surface with a spatula
    7. Sprinkle the remainder of the 30g broken up chocolate pieces on top
    8. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle doesn’t come out gooey! It
    might be sticky but will not have raw batter on it.
    9. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days at room temperature or up to 1 week in the

Recipe notes

Serves 18

Nutrition facts

Per Serving

Kcal: 223 kcal
Kjoule: 922 Kjoule
Fibers (g): 3.4g
Sodium (mg): 0.7mg
Carbs: 30g
Sugar (g): 21g
Fat: 8.1g
Saturated fat (g): 4.2g
Proteins: 5.8g

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