Easy to make, no-bake Easter brownies
"If you're looking for a healthy alternative as an Easter treat this year, do try my no-bake brownie recipe. It's an ideal healthy, quick and easy go-to recipe of mine and would make an ideal sweet treat to go with a cuppa.
Plus, it's a healthy recipe free from dairy and refined sugar (only natural sugars involved).
I hope you enjoy!"
Nurse Anne Moran
130g fresh dates, pitted
2 lady finger bananas or 1 ripe Cavendish banana
¼ cup cocoa nibs (optional) these are available from health food shops and give a great crunch to the brownie
4 tbsps. of raw cocoa powder (unsweetened) or you can just use normal cocoa powder
¼ cup coconut flour (available in health food shops)
½ cup ground almonds (almond meal)
1 cup raisins
½ cup raw macadamia nuts, chopped
1/3 cup shredded coconut, toasted
Handful of whole almonds for decoration
In a food processor combine all the ingredients except the macadamia nuts and the shredded coconut until smooth.
Fold through the macadamia nuts and press the mixture into a tray lined with baking paper to a thickness of about 1 ½ cm.
Sprinkle over the toasted coconut and press lightly onto the mixture.
Refrigerate for a few hours until firm, cut into squares and store in an airtight container in the fridge. You can also roll the mixture into balls and then into the coconut.
Original recipe sourced from Cancer Council here.