Almond Butter Brownies with Matcha Frosting

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Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

Recipe inspired by Homemade Eatery.

These rich tasting almond butter brownies are hard to resist. They are gluten free and vegan. The almond butter and milk adds a rich nutty flavor and all the healthy nutrients of almonds. Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup (120g) almond butter made with the NutraMilk
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) almond milk made with the NutraMilk
  • 1 ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup (115 g) gluten-free four
  • 3/4 cup (150 g) light brown sugar
  • 6 oz. (160 g) dairy-free dark chocolate chips or chunks
  • 4 Tbsp. (30 g) cocoa powder, sifted
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt

Matcha frosting

  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 or 2 tbsp. plant-based milk made with the NutraMIlk
  • 1 tbsp. of butter of choice or oil

Chocolate drizzle

  • ¼ cup dairy-free chocolate chips or 2 tbsp. cacao powder
  • ½ tsp. coconut oil

For almond butter

  • 2 cups (300g) almonds
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pink Himalayan salt (optional) 

For almond milk

  • 1 cup (150g) almonds
  • 1 quart (946ml) water
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pink Himalayan salt (optional) 

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Start by making almond butter & almond milk if you don’t already have a batch made.
    • Place almond and salt in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 12-13 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid.
    • If necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter.

For almond Milk

  • Start by making fresh almond milk with the NutraMilk:
    • Place almonds in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 7 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Add water and replace lid.
    • Press Mix (do not change the default Mix time).
    • Press Start.
    • Press Dispense, open spigot and fill your container with almond milk. 
  • Preheat your oven to 180 C (350 F) and line a 9 x 9-inch baking tray.
  • Add the dark chocolate to a small bowl and microwave for 1 – 2 minutes. Check every 20 seconds and whisk until the chocolate has melted. Quickly add almond butter, milk and vanilla extract to the chocolate then whisk until completely combined.

  • Add the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt to the wet ingredients then fold again until a batter forms. Transfer the batter to your baking tray.
  • Bake brownies in the oven for 18 – 25 minutes. Place a toothpick in the middle. The brownies will be complete when a few moist crumbs remain on the toothpick.

  • Allow the brownies to cool for 1 hour. Meanwhile prepare frosting by mixing ingredients with a hand mixer until you get a smooth spreadable texture. Whisk chocolate drizzle ingredients and set aside.
  • Once brownies have cooled. Spread matcha frosting and drizzle chocolate on top. Place in the refrigerator 30 minutes until set and dig in!

 



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