Chocolate pecan protein brownies

    55 min

    We've managed to come up with a great tasting recipe for brownies that are packed with protein fuelled by the natural carbs from sweet potatoes!

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    Serves: 6 

    • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped
    • 4 tablespoons quality honey
    • 3 eggs
    • 4 tablespoons dark cocoa powder
    • 2 scoops chocolate Sci-MX ULTRA WHEY™ PROTEIN or GRS 9-HOUR® PROTEIN
    • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
    • 100g chopped pecan nuts
    • 100g dark chocolate (80% to 90% cocoa solids)
    • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Grease a small, deep baking tin with a little coconut oil.
    2. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil over a high heat. Add the sweet potatoes and cook for 6 minutes until tender. Drain and blend in a food processor until smooth. Add the remainder of the ingredients, except the chocolate and coconut oil, and pulse until well combined.
    3. In a separate saucepan or using a double boiler, melt the dark chocolate and coconut oil together and stir until smooth.
    4. Add the melted chocolate to the sweet potato mixture and mix well. Transfer to the prepared baking tin.
    5. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from the oven and mark into squares. Allow to cool in the tin for 15 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Once cooled, cut into squares and serve.

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