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Zucchini & Chocolate Brownies

Updated: May 11, 2023

Zucchini & Chocolate Brownie Pie is a mouthwatering dessert that combines the richness of chocolate brownies with the refreshing twist of zucchini that was Created by loving life

with lemons


This dessert pie is perfect for any occasion, whether it's a casual gathering with friends or a special family celebration. The pie can also be enjoyed on its own, as the delightful combination of moist chocolate brownie and the subtle hint of zucchini creates a satisfying treat that can be savored at any time of the day. With its decadent flavors and crowd-pleasing appeal,


Zucchini & Chocolate Brownie Pie is sure to impress and delight your loved ones, making it a dessert that brings people together and creates sweet memories.


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Nutritional content

Prep time: 10mins

Cook time: 35mins


Estimated Nutritional Information per serving Calories: Approximately 205-220 calories per serving

  • Total Fat: Around 12-14 grams per serving (mainly from coconut oil)

  • Saturated Fat: Approximately 10-12 grams per serving (from coconut oil)

  • Carbohydrates: Approximately 23-26 grams per serving

  • Fiber: Around 3-4 grams per serving (from oats and zucchini)

  • Sugar: Roughly 13-15 grams per serving (from coconut sugar and potential additional sugar in chocolate chips)

  • Protein: Approximately 2-3 grams per serving

Dry ingredients:

  • 1 1⁄2 Cups whole Oats blended into a flour 3⁄4 Cup coconut sugar

  • 1⁄2 Cup cacao powder

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1⁄4 tsp baking soda

  • 1/3 tsp pink salt

  • Handful of Dairy Free Chocolate Chips – For topping (Optional)


Wet ingredients:

  • 2 cups shredded zucchini tightly packed – About

  • 1 Medium Sized Zucchini (Extract water from Zucchini)

  • 1⁄2 Cup coconut oil

  • 2 Tsp Pure vanilla extract




Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 175c and prepare a 9 x 9inch square baking pan with cooking spray and line with parchment paper. (Allow parchment paper to go up the sides for easy removal.)

  2. Using a muslin cloth or nut milk bag – Add shredded zucchini 1 cup at a time and squeeze out the excess water. Then set aside in a bowl.

  3. Add oats to a food processor and blend until flour like consistency.

  4. Add all the dry ingredients to oat flour and pulse until combined.

  5. Take out the blade and pour dry mixture into a bowl.

  6. Fold in wet ingredients by hand. First add the zucchini, then the oil and finally the vanilla extract.

  7. Allow batter to rest for 5 minutes.

  8. Spread brownie mixture into the pan add a few chocolate chips (optional) and bake for 30-35 minutes.

  9. Brownies are ready when an inserted toothpick is removed without wet batter.

  10. Brownies will have a dense gooey like consistency. Yummy!




Tips

To store:

Store the pie in the refrigerator to maintain its freshness. It can last for up to 3-4 days when refrigerated properly. OR


Wrap it tightly with plastic wrap and then place it in a freezer-safe bag or container. It can be stored in the freezer for up to 2-3 months

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