Healthy Raspberry Brownies

Rich and moist healthy raspberry brownies made with bananas and avocado… these are the perfect guilt-free dessert or cheeky snack.

 

Rich and moist healthy raspberry brownies made with bananas and avocado... these are the perfect guilt-free dessert or cheeky snack.

 

I know, I know… I’m really not known for my healthy recipes, am I? I’m usually more of a sugar/butter filled brownies kinda gal! BUT!! These healthy raspberry brownies are sooo good, you’ll totally forget they’re healthy! 

 

Raspberries on top of a batch of chocolate brownies.

 

What you need to make healthy chocolate brownies

So these are a bit different from your usual chocolate brownie ingredients. Yep, these delicious, rich little bites are made from:

  • avocado
  • banana
  • eggs
  • a teensy bit of dark chocolate 
  • vanilla extract
  • plain flour 
  • self raising flour
  • cocoa powder (or cacao powder)
  • milk
  • raspberries

The avocado and banana keep these brownies super moist and delicious. You’re going to LOVE them!!

 

Three pieces of chocolate brownies with raspberries.

 

How to make raspberry brownies in just 5 easy steps

You wont believe how simple it is to make these brownies – all it takes is 10 minutes prep time and a few quick and easy steps. 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius (fan-forced). 
  2. Place the melted chocolate, avocado, banana, eggs and vanilla extract into a blender or Thermomix and mix until smooth. 
  3. Alternate sifting over the dry ingredients while adding the milk and fold until combined. 
  4. Add the raspberries and pour into a 20cm X 28cm lined baking tin.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the top has set and a knife inserted into the middle comes out mostly clean. 

And that’s it!!!

 

A piece of chocolate brownie with raspberries on top.

 

More chocolate brownie recipes

If you’re after a naughtier brownie recipe, then check out these favourites of mine:

 

Rich and moist healthy raspberry brownies made with bananas and avocado... these are the perfect guilt-free dessert or cheeky snack.

Healthy Raspberry Brownies - Conventional Method

Rich and moist healthy raspberry brownies made with bananas and avocado... these are the perfect guilt-free dessert or cheeky snack.
4.5 from 2 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chocolate, Healthy Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 20 serves
Calories: 135

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (150g) chopped ripe and soft avocado approximately 2 avocados
  • 1 (140g) large ripe banana
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g dark chocolate, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (150g) plain flour
  • 1/2 cup (75g) self-raising flour
  • 1/3 cup (35g) cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup (125g) milk
  • 1/2 cup (65g) fresh or frozen raspberries

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease and line a 20 X 28cm rectangular baking tin with baking paper and set aside. 
  • Place the melted chocolate, avocado, banana, eggs and vanilla extract into a blender and mix until smooth. 
  • Sift in the dry ingredients gradually, alternating with the milk. Fold the mixture until it is combined. Stir through the raspberries gently.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and sprinkle with extra raspberries (if desired). 
  • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes - when the brownies are cooked the top should be set and a knife should come out mostly clean when stuck into the middle. 
  • Remove the brownies from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before placing in the fridge to cool completely.  
  • Slice into pieces and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days (or freeze for up to 3 months). 

Nutrition

Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.9mg
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Rich and moist healthy raspberry brownies made with bananas and avocado... these are the perfect guilt-free dessert or cheeky snack.

Healthy Raspberry Brownies - Thermomix Method

Rich and moist healthy raspberry brownies made with bananas and avocado... these are the perfect guilt-free dessert or cheeky snack.
4.5 from 2 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chocolate, Healthy Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 20 serves
Calories: 135

Ingredients

  • 100 g dark chocolate
  • 1 cup (150g) chopped ripe and soft avocado approximately 2 avocados
  • 1 (140g) large ripe banana
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (150g) plain flour
  • 1/2 cup (75g) self-raising flour
  • 1/3 cup (35g) cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup (125g) milk
  • 1/2 cup (65g) fresh or frozen raspberries

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease and line a 20 X 28cm rectangular baking tin with baking paper and set aside. 
  • Place the dark chocolate into the Thermomix bowl and melt for 2-3 minutes, 50 degrees, Speed 2 (or until melted). 
  • Add the avocado, banana, eggs and vanilla extract and mix on Speed 5, 10 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 5 seconds. 
  • Add the dry ingredients and the milk and mix on Speed 4, 5 seconds or until combined. Stir the raspberries through with the spatula. 
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and sprinkle with extra raspberries (if desired). 
  • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes - when the brownies are cooked the top should be set and a knife should come out mostly clean when stuck into the middle. 
  • Remove the brownies from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before placing in the fridge to cool completely.  
  • Slice into pieces and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days (or freeze for up to 3 months). 

Nutrition

Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.9mg
Did you try this recipe?Mention @BakePlaySmileBlog or tag #BakePlaySmile!

A stack of healthy chocolate brownies made with avocado, banana and raspberries.

 

Dense banana, avocado, raspberry and chocolate brownies on baking paper.

3 thoughts on “Healthy Raspberry Brownies”

  1. Classio Restaurant says:

    It is very yummy and thank you for sharing your post

  2. Karen says:


    My 5 year old and toddler loved this…I’ve now had to hide them. I really enjoyed the texture too and love that it is healthy.

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      That’s fantastic!!! Thank you so much Karen xx

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