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Double Chocolate Flourless Zucchini Brownies

These healthier double chocolate flourless zucchini brownies are super fudgy, satisfying and so easy to make! No nuts, gluten, grains or dairy, but lots of chocolatey flavor. All around a great way to put summer garden zucchini to good use!

Course Dessert, Treats
Cuisine Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free
Keyword brownies, flourless brownies, zucchini brownies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 16

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed finely grated zucchini (no need to squeeze out water)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened sunflower seed butter
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 egg, preferably pasture-raised
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips, separated

Instructions

  1. Line an 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper and set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the sunflower seed butter, raw honey, egg, vanilla and apple cider vinegar. Then, mix in the cocoa or cacao powder, baking soda and sea salt. Mixture will be thick.

  3. Drain any excess water from the zucchini, if needed (do not squeeze water out of zucchini though) and gently fold into the batter. Do not overmix. Then, carefully mix in half of the dark chocolate chips.

  4. Pour batter into prepared pan and top with remaining 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips. Bake in preheated oven for 30 mintues or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  5. Let brownies cool completely before cutting into 16 squares.