99% Sugar Free Protein Brownies (GF, V)

Serves: 16 brownie slices

Ingredients:

  • 1 pack Noshu 99% Sugar Free Fudgy Brownie Mix
  • 1 extra large (59g) egg
  • 5 tbsp water
  • 100ml/90g oil of choice (sunflower or coconut oil) or 110g /5½ tbsp unsalted butter, melted.
  • 60g chocolate or plain vegan protein powder (we used Happy Way)
  • 30g walnuts or nuts of choice
  • 1 x 20cm square brownie pan

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 170°C / 160°C fan forced.
  2. Grease brownie pan with oil or butter, and line the base with baking paper.
  3. Add contents of brownie mix sachet to a mixing bowl and combine with the protein powder. Whisk until combined.
  4. Add egg, water and oil to the dry ingredients in mixing bowl and mix with hand whisk or spatula until the brownie batter is smooth and glossy. Note: using whey protein is not recommended as it may adversely affect brownie texture.
  5. Pour batter into prepared tin, decorate with walnuts / nuts of choice and bake for 30 minutes.
  6. Allow brownies to cool in the pan slightly before slicing into 3×3 portions (9 brownies)
  7. Serve room temperature, or store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 7 days.

 

Notes:

Nutritional information per serve (1 brownie, when prepared with sunflower oil and Happy Way Pea Protein powder: 104 calories, 5.4g protein, 4.8g carbs, 6.1g fat.

Click here for a vegan-adaptable recipe for the brownies.