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Chocolate Courgette Brownies – by Tracey!

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Tracey’s Chocolate Courgette Brownies

For those times when you just have too many flipping courgettes 🙂 and you’re not sure what to do with them?!

Make Chocolate Courgette Brownies – why not?  But hold on,  Brownies with courgettes, that’s ok isn’t it?! Have a go and let us know what you think, there really are simply delicious and the courgettes help keep it that touch healthier! Still amazingly chocolatey but with a tad of green fibre 🙂 and don’t tell those picky eaters! They will never know – what better way to get veg into the kids? And the big kids?

There are a few recipes using courgettes scattered around this post! I hope it helps with the glut you have 🙂

I’m thinking I may do some more recipes with veggies – I’m thinking Chocolate & Beetroot Cake and maybe even Parsnip Cake? Do you make an Vegetable based cakes? Carrot is the obvious, but what about some more unusal ones?

Have a go and let me know by posting a comment below, or let me know what cakes you make with veggies?

Thanks Clare

Ingredients

  • 300g Plain Chocolate
  • 250g Butter (option – half coconut oil)
  • 5 free range eggs
  • 350g Caster Sugar (option – half honey)
  • 200g Plain flour
  • 2 courgettes, grated or mushed (use Nutribullet if you have one)
  • Chocolate chunks (optional)

Preparation Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven 180c / 375f / gas 4
  2. Line & grease a tray 10 x 12′ tray
  3. Melt the chocolate the butter (coconut oil) over a pan of hot water
  4. Beat the eggs with sugar (honey)
  5. Then add the chocolate mixture and flour – continuing to whisk!
  6. Add the mushed Courgettes
  7. Stir in chocolate chunks if adding
  8. Tip onto lined tray and spread evenly to the edges
  9. Bake in oven for about 15-20 minutes – check with knife if ready
  10. Cut into squares and sprinkle with icing sugar
    Yum ….. This recipe also works with beetroot and avocado

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