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Leafie Macadamia Brownies

Sugar Free Macadamia Chocolate Brownies

Leafie macadamia brownies

Sugar Free Macadamia Chocolate Brownies

Our Sugar Free Macadamia Chocolate Brownies are a favourite family treat.  They're a lovely, soft, moist, melt in your mouth brownie, but made with healthier ingredients!
They are low sugar as sweetened with ripe bananas instead of heaps of sugar as most are.  You can adapt the recipe to suit your level of preferred sweetness, by adding or reducing the amount of banana. 

I prefer to use fruit to sweeten my recipes whenever possible as this is much better than using heaps of sugar or sweeteners.  Sugar lacks nutritional value, vitamins and minerals and is known to be addictive.  Fruit contains fibre as well as vitamins.  
These Sugar Free Macadamia Chocolate Brownies make a perfect healthier food swap for bake sales, parties and outings.  

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts ground
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts halved
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 banana
  • 4 tbs coconut oil warmed
  • 5 medium eggs
  • 1/2 tsp gluten free baking soda
  • 4 tbs dark unsweetened cacao or chocolate powder
  • 60 g 80% dark chocolate

Instructions

  • Combine dry ingredients in a dish and mix.
    Soften the coconut oil over a pan of warm water and mix into the dry mix.  
    Blend banana into a puree and mix in to the mixture.
    Add each egg one at a time, mixing in well.  
    Mix macadamia pieces into the batter.
    Break chocolate into pieces and mix the batterwell .
    Grease and line a baking tray or loaf tin
    Pour batter into baking tray and smooth out the batter with a knife for an even top
    Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
    Allow to cool before slicing into rectangles or squares.  Lovely eaten slightly warm!

Notes

These gluten free brownies are sweetened with banana and raw honey, so are much better for you than sugar or sweetener ladened brownies.  Sugar lacks nutritional value, vitamins and minerals and is known to be addictive.  Honey on the other hand contains vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and flavonoids that fight free radicals.  You need only a little honey and can reduce for Ketogenic or very low carb adaptions.
These Gluten Free Macadamia Chocolate Brownies make great healthier foods for parties, if you are like me and bring your own healthier treats to children's parties and on outings.
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