The Most Chocolatey Protein Brownies Ever

Alohaaaaaaa!

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It’s officially my last day at home before heading back to uni for my final semester of year one. So, I thought I would make the most of a clean kitchen and copious amount of food, and do some baking. I have a MASSIVE sweet tooth, and am always looking for ways to recreate my favourite ‘norty’ treats, but through using clean and raw ingredients!

At only 119 calories a slice with 6g protein, these brownies are exactly what I was aiming for. They have the same fudgy taste as normal brownies, but with less than half the amount of fats and carbohydrates. PLUS, they have 3/4 less sugar than Betty Crockers choccie brownies! Here’s how you can make your own guilt free, lean brownies.

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12 Servings

Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 119
  • Total Fat 7.2 
  • Total Carbohydrate 9.5 g
  • Sugars 3.3 g
  • Protein 6g

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 medium egg
  • 2tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 60g protein powder – chocolate or vanilla
  • 80g dark chocolate 90%
  • 20g rolled oats
  • 40g cocoa powder
  • 40g applesauce (or mashed banana)
  • 1 banana
  • 6oz unsweetened almond milk

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 8×8 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Place oats, cocoa powder and protein in a blender and blend for a minute or until they resemble the consistency of flour. Put the mixture into a medium sized bowl and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together your egg, honey, applesauce, vanilla essence and almond milk. Add this to your dry ingredients and mix together till combined.
  4. In a microwaveable safe bowl, heat your coconut oil and dark chocolate for 30 – 45 seconds. Slowly stir this into your brownie batter.
  5. Pour the mixture into your prepared pan and top with sliced banana! You can use any type of toppings such as nuts, dried fruit and chocolate drops.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until just cooked through. Make sure to cool completely on a wire rack
  7. Once cool, cut into 12 servings. These should be kept in a fridge, as are best eaten cool or heated up with greek yoghurt/froyo!
  8. ENJOY!

 

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NOTES – I used the PHD Diet Whey powder in the flavour Belgian chocolate! However, any type of protein powder would be good!

Hope you enjoy this hehe,

Love Anna xxx

 

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