Avocado Protein Brownies

We love avocado and we love chocolate, so this is the perfect recipe by NickiĀ 
For the Brownie:
1 x 30g sachet of Whey Box Chocolate Protein
1/2 Avocado
1 Cup (235ml) Almond Milk
1/4 Cup of Maple Syrup
1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
2 level Tbsp Stevia (Can be swapped for an alternative sweetener)
1/2 Cup Ground Almonds
1/2 Cup Wholemeal Flour (Can be swapped for an alternative flour, or replaced with more ground almonds if needed)
1/2 Tsp Salt
1/2 Cup Cocoa/Cacao Powder
For the Frosting
1 Tbsp Almond Butter
2 Tsp Coconut Oil
1 Tbsp Cocoa/Cacao Powder
2 Tsp Maple Syrup
To make the brownies:
– Combine the avocado (roughly chopped), almond milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract and stevia into a food processor and blitz until smooth
– Add the ground almonds, flour, protein powder, salt and cocoa powder into a mixing bowl and give a quick stir
– Mix the ‘wet’ into the ‘dry’, mixing well to remove any lumps.
– Line a suitable sized baking tray with baking paper and pour in the mixture.
– Cook at 180 degrees for between 20 and 25 minutes.
– Remove and place onto a cooling rack to allow them to cool
To make the frosting:
– Melt the coconut oil and almond butter before adding the cocoa powder and the maple syrup
– Mix well and allow to cool slightly before applying to the top of your brownies.
– Cut into twelve and enjoy!

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