Dark Chocolate Cherry Brownies
Recipe type: Desserts
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Serves: 12 pieces
These dark and decadent chocolate cherry brownies aren't overly sweet but are still quite rich. A little slice should satisfy your craving for something chocolaty.
  • 1 cup finely ground gluten-free oat flour
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ⅔ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 6 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 cup organic coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons finely ground coffee
  • 1 very ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds + 3 tablespoons warm water, combined and set aside
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened non-dairy milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ cup high quality dark chocolate, cut into small pieces
  • ¾ cup frozen pitted cherries, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease an 8x8 baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl sift together oat flour, coconut flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.
  3. In the work bowl of a mixer fitted with a beater attachment (or a large bowl if mixing with a hand mixer) combine coconut oil, coconut sugar and coffee grounds. Mix well on high until well combined.
  4. Add ripe banana and mix on high until fully combined.
  5. Add chia and water mixture. Mix on high until combined.
  6. Add non-dairy milk, vanilla and dark chocolate. Mix.
  7. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until combined. The batter will be quite stiff.
  8. Fold in chopped cherries until evenly distributed.
  9. Turn out mixture into greased baking pan. Spread evenly and press down firmly.
  10. Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes. Let sit 30 minutes before cutting and serving.
Recipe by These Things I Love at http://thesethingsilove.com/2013/10/dark-chocolate-cherry-brownies/