Chocolate-Avocado Brownies

Prep time: 5min
Total time: 35min
Makes: 12 brownies
8 oz
semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
250 g
½ cup
cocoa powder
125 mL
½ cup
all-purpose flour
125 mL
¼ tsp
salt
1 mL
2
avocados, pitted and peeled
2
eggs
½ cup
sugar
125 mL
1 tsp
vanilla extract
5 mL
Per serving (1 brownie):
calories
230
fat
12 g
saturated fat
5 g
carbs
29 g
sugar
18 g
protein
4 g
cholestrol
30 mg
fibre
4 g
sodium
60 mg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line 8-in. (20-cm) square baking pan with parchment paper.

  2. Melt chocolate in microwave on HIGH in 30-sec. increments, stirring after each time until smooth. Cool 5 min. Meanwhile, sift cocoa powder, flour and salt into a large bowl. Set aside.

  3. Combine avocados, eggs, sugar, vanilla extract and melted chocolate in food processor. Blend until smooth.

  4. Pour avocado mixture into cocoa mixture; mix well. Scrape into prepared pan, smoothing top. Bake 20 to 25 min., until just set. Cut into 12 pieces to serve.