Pumpkin Brownies

Pumpkin Brownies

Posted 2016-12-02 by Bastion Harrisonfollow


Not your average kind of brownie, these gluten free treats also sneak in some of your five a day. You can serve them straight from the oven as a gooey dessert with cream, or let them cool as a squidgy snack.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Makes: 9 servings

Ingredients
300g pumpkin
200g pitted dates
100g beetroot
100g ground almonds
50g porridge oats
60g pumpkin seeds
6 tbsp cocoa powder
6 tbsp agave nectar
2 tbsp coconut oil

Method
  • Chop pumpkin, and removed pith and seeds.
  • Peel and chop beetroot, then steam over hot water with pumpkin for ten minutes or until until soft.
  • Puree the pumpkin, beetroot, and dates in a food processor.


  • Pat the pumpkin seeds dry and then toast under the grill for 2 - 5 minutes.


  • Pre-heat oven to 180 & #3872 ;C/ 160 & #3872 ;C fan/ 375 & #3872 ;F/ 5 Gas.
  • Melt together 1 tablespoon coconut oil, 4 tablespoons cocoa powder, and 5 & #8532 ; tablespoons agave nectar.


  • Stir in the oats, ground almonds, and half the pumpkin seeds, and then stir into the pumpkin puree mixture.


  • Pour the mixture into a square baking tray and bake in the oven for half an hour.


  • Melt the remaining coconut oil, cocoa powder, and agave nectar, stir in the remaining pumpkin seeds, and drizzle over the brownies.



  • Categories
    #brownies
    #cake
    #chocolate
    #pumpkin
    #beetroot
    #gluten_free
    #healthy
    #treats
    #dessert

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    Family_friendly
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