Recipe for Healthy Brownie without sugar and flour
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Healthy brownie with chickpeas and dates

Recipe for healthier brownie with chickpeas and dates. Do not be scared. This brownie has a great taste and delicious moist texture, just like an old-fashioned brownie just without sugar and flour.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Cake
Cuisine: Danish
Keyword: Nordic cake, Nordic recipe


  • 100 g almonds
  • 50 g butter melted
  • 20 dates (without stones)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can chickpeas (or kidney beans)
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 dl strong coffee
  • 100 g dark chocolate


  • 75 g dark chocolate
  • 50 g walnuts


  • Use a blender or food processor to chop the almonds into a coarse flour. There may be some half-rough pieces left.
  • Add eggs, melted butter, dates without stones, drained chickpeas, cocoa powder, salt and coffee. Blend to an even consistency.
  • Chop the chocolate and add it to the batter.
  • Pour the batter into an approximately 10x20 cm (4x8 incbaking tin lined with baking paper.
  • Bake the cake in a 200 C (400 F) preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • After baking, remove the hot brownie from the oven. Spread finely chopped chocolate on top so it can melt. Decorate with walnuts.
  • Allow the cake to cool in the refrigerator and serve.