Chocolate Orange Protein Brownies

Recipes | February 1, 2016 | By

Chocolate Orange Protein Brownie

Chocolate Orange Protein Brownies
We all love a bit of chocolate, and if it is “healthy” then that makes it even better. This recipe is brimming with anti oxidants, protein, fibre and good fats - perfect for your heart.
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  1. 1 tin black beans ( 260g drained weight)
  2. 3 Eggs
  3. 60g Cacao ( raw if possible or if not something like Green & Blacks)
  4. 1/2 tsp Orange Essence
  5. 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  6. Zest & juice of 1 orange
  7. 4 Tbls Honey
  8. 85g Coconut Oil
  9. 30g Butter
  10. 75g Pistachios ( or walnuts, almonds, cashews)
  1. Preheat oven to 170
  2. Rinse and drain black beans
  3. Put Black beans into food processor with all the ingredients except the nuts and blend until smooth
  4. Put 3/4 of the nuts in and blend for a couple of seconds so there are still pieces of nuts
  5. grease either a china or glass container ( 20cm x 20cm) or use molds.
  6. Pour mixture in the containers and sprinkle the top with the remaining nuts.
  7. Cook for 20-25minutes
  8. You want to take them out of the oven when they are still slightly "wobbly" to get that lovely moist brownie texture.
  9. Leave them in the containers to cool and then place int he fridge. Cut them into pieces once cold.
  10. Keeping them in the fridge will retain the moistness in them.