chocolate mint brownies

Chocolate Mint Brownies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Almond flour recipes, Brownies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Cooling: 3 hours
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 9 Squares
Calories: 274kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A low carb chocolate brownie with a mint cheesecake swirl
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, unsalted softened
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips unsweetened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs medium
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup erythritol
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

CHEESECAKE TOPPING

  • 8 OZ cream cheese softened
  • 1 egg medium
  • 1/4 cup erythritol ground
  • 1-2 drops green food colouring
  • 1/4 teaspoon mint extract

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 350F/180C degrees
  • Grease and line an 8-inch square baking tin with greaseproof paper 
  • Place the chocolate and butter in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Gently stir until melted and remove from the heat once melted. Or you can zap it in the microwave to melt.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla to the melted chocolate and butter mixture and blend well.
  • Add the erythritol, almond flour, baking powder, cocoa powder and salt and mix thoroughly.
  • Spoon the chocolate mixture into the cake tin and spread evenly.
  • Place the cheesecake ingredients in a bowl and mix well under smooth.
  • Pour the cheesecake mixture on top of the chocolate mixture in the cake tin.
  • With a knife, place it into the mixture and swirl, blending the two mixtures. (It should leave a swirl patter).
  • Place in the oven and bake for 35-40 minutes until firm but with a slight wobbly. It will firm up once chilled.
  • Let cool at room temperature, then place in the fridge for at least 2 hours. Ideally overnight.

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 1square | Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 25g | Fiber: 2g