Wednesday, January 29, 2014
EAT YOUR VEGGIES: Spinach Carrot Brownies
Hint: These Brownies taste better when they're eaten at room temperature! Let me know what you think. Eat Your Veggies!
SPINACH CARROT BROWNIES
Adapted from Jessica Seinfeld's Deceptively Delicious Brownies
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup sweet butter, softened
3 ounces dark chocolate, melted
1/2 cup carrot puree (steam and puree in food processor)
1 cup steamed and pureed spinach
2 tsp Madegascar vanilla extract
1 egg, beaten
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat 8 x 8 baking pan with cooking spray.
Melt chocolate in double boiler or saucepan over another saucepan with simmering water.
In large bowl, combine melted chocolate, vegetable purees, sugar, cocoa powder, butter, and vanilla, and whisk until smooth and creamy, 1 to 2 minutes.
Whisk in egg.
Stir in flour, baking powder, and salt with wooden spoon.
Pour the batter into pan and bake 35 to 40 minutes.
Cool completely in pan before cutting into bars.