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Avocado & Kumara Brownies

Rich fudgey gluten-free chocolate brownies made with avocado and Kumara! Topped off with a chocolate and coconut cream icing, these are delicious! 

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Recipe from Countdown


  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato – roasted until soft and then mashed
  • 1 avocado pitted, peeled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


  • 200g dark chocolate drops
  • 3/4 cup of coconut cream


  1. Preheat oven to 180° Celsius. Line the bottom of a 20cm x 20cm dish with baking paper.
  2. In a bowl, mash the kumara and avocado together with a fork.
  3. In a food processor combine mashed kumara and avocado along with remaining ingredients for brownies until smooth- try to avoid over-mixing. Spread batter into the lined dish.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes.
  5. Leave to cool before icing.


  1. Melt 200g of dark chocolate (either in a water bath on the stove, or in 30 second bursts in the microwave).
  2. Add coconut cream to melted chocolate and whisk until smooth.
  3. Pour over the cooled brownie.
  4. Refrigerate until firm, enjoy!

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Featured on The Cafe, Monday 15 June 2020