Jessica Sepel’s nut butter and sea salt brownies recipe.

Photo: JSHealth

This recipe is everything you could want from a brownie; it’s gluten, dairy and refined-sugar free and full of good-for-you healthy fats! Perfect for an afternoon of baking or a low-sugar sweet treat. I think you will love.

Makes: 12 slices


• 1/4 cup coconut flour

• 1/3 cup raw cacao powder

• 1 cup almond butter

• 3-4 tbsp maple syrup

• 1/4 cup almond milk

• 2 eggs

• 1 tsp sea salt

• 1 tsp baking powder

• 1/2 cup dark chocolate, chopped (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 160C.

2. Sift coconut flour, cacao powder, sea salt and baking powder into a large bowl.

3. In another bowl, whisk almond butter, maple syrup, eggs and almond milk for a few minutes, until light and bubbly.

4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and fold until just combined. Stir through dark chocolate, if using.

5. Spoon into a lined cake or brownie dish and bake in oven for 25-30 mins, until just cooked.

Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

November 30, 20162:53pm

nutrition | body+soul

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