If you have not observed, I’ve been on a minor bit of a baking hiatus. It is not that I have not baking, because Instagram is aware I have.

It is just that at any time due to the fact I produced a commitment to abide by the #SummerSWEATseries routines and some of the meal programs, I have created a aware hard work about the quantity of sugar and sweet treats I’ve been putting into my system. When I do indulge it’s usually a spoonful or two of vanilla almond butter or some dessert chia protein bars that I’ve been creating (coming shortly!). But recently brownies have been on my brain you all know that ordinarily I’m obsessed with cookies but I have been craving chocolate like no other.

When I’m baking for myself (or the blog site), I attempt and be aware of the ingredients that I’m employing, making guaranteed that most are all all-natural and unrefined. I also tend to like strange hippie dippie wholesome issues in my sweets, like chickpeas and black beans, or often even avocados. This time, I was established out on baking a grain free, paleo brownie with coconut flour.

I have been addicted to coconut flour lately (if you could not convey to). Trader Joe’s has the most economical coconut flour I can discover and the obstacle of baking with it is entertaining for me. Plus Reduced CARBS FTW.

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They despatched me a couple of samples of their chocolate bars and I was right away hooked, not only because of the flavor, but also because of the high-high-quality components. Aloha chocolate is made up of raw cacao beans sourced from Peru, are sweetened with coconut sugar only AND each bar contains superfoods like raw cacao, raspberries and blueberries. They are fair trade, natural, gluten free of charge and vegan. I totally understood they’d be superb chopped up into chunks and thrown into my brownie batter.

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chocolate coconut flour brownies

I consider to balance my eating plan in as lots of ways as possible so that’s why when I baked a batch of these brownies, I ate 5 and known as it supper. It was not my intention but I COULD NOT End. This is also a PSA that you’ve been warned as to how addicting these brownies are.

I do not treatment if they do not have butter or sugar or your typical flour they taste like pure GOLD and I inhaled them without having any regrets.

chocolate coconut flour brownies

So let’s converse ingredients, shall we? I often appreciate having this little convo with you due to the fact normally occasions I’ll get requested about substitutions in baking, primarily when it will come to coconut flour. That small gem of a flour is a difficult SOB.

Coconut oil: I advise working with an unrefined coconut oil. It’s total of nutritious fat that maintain your metabolism in whole swing. On the other hand if you want, you could sub butter. (Whilst then the brownies would not be dairy free.) You do you.

Coconut flour: Like I mentioned, coconut flour is tough. I use Trader Joe’s and swear by it but there are quite a few excellent makes out there. It’s critical to observe that the brownie batter regularity should really be on the thinner aspect, but not so thin that it pours like water. If this happens then you are going to will need to stir in a tablespoon or two further of coconut flour. The reason for the discrepancies in flour is that all coconut flour brands look to take up liquid differently.

Nut butter: Yes, this will make a variance. Really do not talk to me why, but just about every time I included a tablespoon of nut butter to the batter, the brownies came out Substantially much better. You can use any nut butter you pick! (Notice: Peanut butter is not paleo, but IT IS delicious.)

Cocoa powder: You should don’t use Hershey’s cocoa powder. Seek out if you can obtain Ghirardelli or a different model at the retail outlet. Honestly a substantial-high-quality unsweetened cocoa powder tends to make all the variance. You can also use cacao powder for much more dietary added benefits.

Eggs: Okay, I know that some of you will ask about employing an egg replacer. And the bad information is that I haven’t experimented with to make these with a flax egg. I am guessing that it would perform, but contemplating the amount of money of flax eggs you’d have to use, the batter may start out tasting like flax seeds alternatively of brownies. I would not endorse it. Sorry!

Aloha Superfood Dim Chocolate Bar: Just mouth watering. FOR REALS. Come to feel free of charge to use the entire bar if you’d like. This recipe only calls for 50 % (about 1.1 oz).

chocolate coconut flour brownies

I hope you Really like these coconut flour brownies! If you make them, I’d love for you to snap a photo and tag #ambitiouskitchen on Instagram so I can see your creation.


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