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Gluten Free Chocolate Beetroot Brownies

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Makes 9 Brownies
Sometimes it’s nice to have a healthier version of a naughty treat, and with my friend being Vegan and me being gluten free I thought I’d give this a try to suit both our needs.


  • 1 Can of Kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 250g Cooked beetroot
  • 2 tsp Vanilla paste
  • 200g All purpose gluten free self raising flour
  • 150g Sugar
  • 90g Raw cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 250ml Almond milk


  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 180c.
  • STEP 2
    Add the kidney beans and beetroot to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • STEP 3
    Stir in the vanilla paste.
  • STEP 4
    In a large bowl mix the flour, sugar and cacao powder together.
  • STEP 5
    Pour in the bean and beetroot mix and combine.
  • STEP 6
    Melt the coconut oil in a pan and then add to mix.
  • STEP 7
    Add the almond milk and mix all together.
  • STEP 8
    Spoon into a lined brownie tin and bake in the oven for 40 minutes.
  • STEP 9
    Allow to cool on a wire rack out of the tin before cutting into 9 large sqaures and devouring with your loved ones!

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