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Cassava Greek Yogurt Brownies

Gluten-free, grain-free, brownies with a cake-like texture and rich chocolate flavor.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: snack, gluten-free, grain-free, dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownies, healthy brownies, Greek yogurt brownies
Servings: 16
Calories: 130kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • 3/4 cup (5 ounces) bittersweet chocolate chips (60% cacao)
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup cassava flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and brush an 8 x 8-inch pan with the coconut oil.
  • Combine the flaxseed meal and water. Stir well and set aside for 5 minutes.
  • Place 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips in a small glass bowl and set over simmering water. Stir every minute or so until the chocolate is fully melted.
  • While the chocolate is melting, whisk together the coconut sugar, cacao powder, cassava flour, baking soda, and salt. Add the Greek yogurt, avocado oil, eggs, vanilla extract, flax mixture, and melted chocolate. Stir until smooth.
  • Add the remaining chocolate chips, and walnuts if using. Stir until well combined. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake on bottom rack of oven for 20 - 25 minutes

Notes

Serving size: 1 brownie (1ΒΌ ounce), Calories: 130, Fat: 8g, Saturated fat: 3g, Unsaturated fat: 5g, Trans fat: 0g, Carbohydrates: 12g, Sugar: 9g, Sodium: 87mg, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 2g, Cholesterol: 24mg
*does not include walnuts