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Desserts

Dark Chocolate–Orange Brownies

Cointreau, a sweet orange liqueur, gives fudgy brownies an elegant touch.

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Servings
16

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tsp. melted coconut oil, divided
  • 8 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 Tbs. Cointreau liqueur
  • 1 Tbs. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup hazelnut or almond meal
  • 1/3 cup gluten-free oat flour
  • 2 Tbs. grated orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 oz. dark chocolate, chopped

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 8-inch-square baking pan with 1 tsp. coconut oil.
  2. Pulse 1/3 cup oil, dates, cocoa powder, coconut sugar, syrup, Cointreau, vanilla, and salt in food processor until smooth. Blend in egg, then nut meal, flour, orange zest, and baking powder. Pour into prepared pan, sprinkle with chocolate, and bake 20 minutes, or until edges are firm.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 191
  • Carbohydrate Content 26 g
  • Cholesterol Content 12 mg
  • Fat Content 10 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 6 g
  • Sodium Content 59 mg
  • Sugar Content 20 g