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Raw Food Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Raw Food Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Raw Food Chocolate Brownie Recipe
 



Chewy, delectable and delicious raw chocolate brownies.  This is the perfect recipes for the days when you just need something sweet.

Chocolate is loved by all, but as the dangers of too much sugar is becoming big time news, this recipe won’t compromise on the beautiful, silky taste of chocolate, without the sugar.
Dates are very nutritious.  They are high in dietary fibre which is great for maintaining a healthy cholesterol level and a healthy gut. They are also a great source of iron, B vitamins and potassium. Potassium, an electrolyte, helps control your heart rate and blood pressure.


Ingredients


  • 21/2 cups fresh dates, pitted
  • 1 ½ cups chopped walnuts
  • 6 tbs cacao powder
  • 1 ½ tsps vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp water
  • ¼ plus 1/8 tsp Himalayan salt
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil or melted coconut oil
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

Method


Prepare your square baking tin and line with parchment paper.  In a food processor combine the dates, walnuts, cacao powder, vanilla, water and salt until completely smooth.
Transfer the dough mixture into the prepared tin and evenly and firmly spread through the pan. 

To make the frosting:


In a medium mixing bowl, combine the remaining cacao powder, vanilla extract, maple syrup and oil and stir until it forms a paste.  Spread evenly over the dough in the baking pan and place in the fridge for 2 hours.

These brownies can be stored up to 2 weeks in the fridge, 1 day covered at room temperature and 1-2 months in the freezer.

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