Healthy Indulgent Brownies

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Healthy Indulgent Brownies


    For the brownies
  • 100g apple puree
  • 12 dates, soaked in boiling water
  • 3 tablespoons almond butter
  • 50ml almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 100g oat flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 2 tablespoons Linwoods Milled Flaxseed, Cocoa & Berries
  • 4 tablespoons cacao or cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 100g dairy-free chocolate chips
    For the chocolate topping
  • 4 tablespoons smooth almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cacao or cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons cacao nibs


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and grease and line a 9x9in baking tin.
  2. Whizz up the apple puree, drained dates, almond butter, almond milk and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Mix together the oat flour, ground almonds, flaxseed, cacao/cocoa powder, cinnamon, baking powder and chocolate chips in a bowl.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and fold in well to combine. Spoon into your prepared baking tray and smooth out evenly. Bake for 20 minutes until firmed up but still soft. Leave to cool in the tin.
  5. Once cooled, melt the almond butter and coconut oil then whisk in the maple syrup and cocoa/cacao powder until smooth. Pour this over the whole tin to cover each brownie then sprinkle over the cacao nibs. Leave for at least 30 minutes to set.
  6. Now slice into 9-12 and enjoy!