Ultimate Protein Brownies with Prunes

Enjoy this sweet treat guilt-free! Top up your daily protein requirement (protein powder) and boost your body's ability to strengthen your bones (prunes), protect against heart disease (dark chocolate) and stress. Your family will approve and eat without knowing how sneaky you've been in getting them to eat healthy.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownies, lose belly fat recipes, prunes
Servings: 8 pieces
Calories: 378kcal
Author: Julie Germaine

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 150 g 75% dark chocolate
  • 3 large eggs
  • 125 g butter
  • 60 g almond flour
  • 70 g raw sugar
  • 125 g prunes
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1/4 cup raspberries

Instructions

  • If using canned prunes, blend into a puree (keep the water!). If you bought dried prunes, soak in water for 30 minutes before blending.
  • Melt chocolate under low heat in saucepan.
  • Remove chocolate from heat, add sugar, and let rest 10 minutes.
  • Whisk eggs together in a separate bowl and add to the chocolate mixture.
  • Blend prunes, then stir together with almond flour, protein powder and a wee bit (pinch) of salt.
  • Grease a small metal baking dish, pour in mixture, and bake for 35 minutes (350 degrees).
  • Allow to cool to room temperature before cutting into 8 pieces.
  • Sprinkle with salt and serve with raspberries on top. If it's a special occasion, add a dollop of whipped cream for the kiddos!

Notes

Recipe makes 8 servings
Total calories: 378 (10P/35C/55F)
Protein: 8.6g
Carbs: 35.6g (Fiber 2g)
Fat: 25g (Sat 12.g, Poly .9g, Mono 8.6g)