Dessert

Decadent avo brownie

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  • Serves: 6
  • Preparation: 20 minutes
  • Cooking: 25 minutes
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Ingredients

Brownies
2 x 250g ripe avocados, halved lengthways and deseeded
2 tbs lemon juice
200g dark chocolate, chopped
1 ½ cups caster sugar
4 eggs, lightly beaten
1/3 cup cocoa powder, sifted
3/4 cup plain flour, sifted
¼ teaspoon baking powder
Icing sugar, for dusting
Strawberries, halved, to serve
Avocado ice-cream
1 litre vanilla ice-cream
1 just-ripe avocado, halved lengthways
1 tbs lemon juice

Method

Brownies
1

Preheat oven to 180˚C/ 160˚C fan-forced.

2

Grease and line a 20cm square cake pan with baking paper.

3

Place chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir until smooth.

4

Scoop avocado flesh into a large bowl and add lemon juice.

5

Using a stick blender, blend avocado until smooth (it is important to not have any lumps).

6

Add sugar, eggs, cocoa, flour, baking powder and chocolate to avocados. Mix until well combined.

7

Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 25 minutes or until just set. Allow brownie to cool completely in pan.

Avocado ice-cream
8

Place ice-cream into a bowl and stand at room temperature until just softened.

9

Scoop avocado flesh into a bowl; add lemon juice and mash until almost smooth.

10

Stir avocado through ice-cream until just combined

11

Spoon into an airtight container.

12

Freeze for 3-4 hours or until ready to serve

Ingredients

 Brownies
 2 x 250g ripe avocados, halved lengthways and deseeded
 2 tbs lemon juice
 200g dark chocolate, chopped
 1 ½ cups caster sugar
 4 eggs, lightly beaten
 1/3 cup cocoa powder, sifted
 3/4 cup plain flour, sifted
 ¼ teaspoon baking powder
 Icing sugar, for dusting
 Strawberries, halved, to serve
 Avocado ice-cream
 1 litre vanilla ice-cream
 1 just-ripe avocado, halved lengthways
 1 tbs lemon juice

Directions

Brownies
1

Preheat oven to 180˚C/ 160˚C fan-forced.

2

Grease and line a 20cm square cake pan with baking paper.

3

Place chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir until smooth.

4

Scoop avocado flesh into a large bowl and add lemon juice.

5

Using a stick blender, blend avocado until smooth (it is important to not have any lumps).

6

Add sugar, eggs, cocoa, flour, baking powder and chocolate to avocados. Mix until well combined.

7

Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 25 minutes or until just set. Allow brownie to cool completely in pan.

Avocado ice-cream
8

Place ice-cream into a bowl and stand at room temperature until just softened.

9

Scoop avocado flesh into a bowl; add lemon juice and mash until almost smooth.

10

Stir avocado through ice-cream until just combined

11

Spoon into an airtight container.

12

Freeze for 3-4 hours or until ready to serve

Decadent avo brownie

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