Olive Oil Brownies with Coconut Cream Frosting
A big hit among those who tasted these!
2/3 cup Olive Oil
2 cups brown sugar
1 ½ cups unbleached flour
1 ½ tsp vanilla extract
½ cup dark chocolate, mint and/ or peanut butter chips
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 cup of the most expensive cocoa powder in the shop
1 tsp salt
1 cup water
2 substitute eggs.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees .
In one bowl, whisk together the olive oil, brown sugar, vanilla extract, & the 2 substitute eggs.
In a larger bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder.
Add the olive oil mixture to the flour mixture, and whisk until smooth.
Fold in the chips.
Prepare an 8” x 8” baking pan by rubbing lightly with olive oil.
Pour brownie batter into the baking pan. It should be about 2/3 full.
Bake for 22-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the brownies comes out with just a few crumbles of batter.
Let the brownies cool. Slice and serve. Recipe modified from here.
Coconut Cream Frosting
Mix together until you love the taste! Begin with a half spoon of vanilla and a tiny pinch of salt.