Quinoa Mud Pie Brownies

These quinoa brownies really look like they’re made with mud and the kid in me loves it. Quinoa really is so versatile. Often we see it used in savoury dishes but this experiment shows a sweet use for the “superfood”

 

 

quinoa mud pie brownies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup Coconut Flour
  • 1/2 cup Plantain Flour
  • 1/2 cup Dark Chocolate Chips

 

Method

  1. Add about 1/4 of the cocoa with the quinoa

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

2. Combine the two until well blended

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

3. Add the water, cover and cook the quinoa

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

4. Once cooked the quinoa would have expanded and be fluffy. Transfer to a bowl

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

5. Combine the two eggs and vanilla extract in a separate bowl

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

6. Lightly beat the egg and extract

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

7. Add egg mixture to the quinoa

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

8 Add the honey to the quinoa and egg then mix well

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

9. Add the peanut butter to the mixture

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

10. Mix until all ingredients are well blended

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

11. In a separate bowl combine the rest of the cocoa, flours and chocolate chips

quinoa mud pie brownies

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

12. Add to the quinoa mixture and blend well

quinoa mud pie brownies

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

13. Grease muffin cups and spoon the mixture into the cups.

quinoa mud pie brownies

 

Note: The mixture does not rise so the cups can be completely filled with the mixture

quinoa mud pie brownies

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