- 1 cup hot water
- 1/3 cup cocoa powder + 1 tsp
- 1 cup self raising flour + 2 tsp
- 1/2 cup date paste See below Note
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup unsweetened apple purée no added sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup sweetner I use xylitol
- 1/3 cup desiccated coconut
- 1 1/2 cup fresh pitted cherries halved
- 8-10 dates Into a blender with 2-4 tbls hot water - use more water if needed to make a thick paste Blitz Away
In a jug mix hot water + 1/3 cup cocoa together, set aside.
add dry ingredients to one,
MINUS the 2 tsp of extra flour and the 1 tsp extra cocoa
Add wet ingredients to the other, with the cocoa & hot water mixture.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, fold through, do not overmix.
Add the 2 tsp extra flour to the freshly pitted Halved cherries, then fold cherries through the mixture.
Pour the batter in a 27 x 15cm sized rectangle brownie dish, I use my tupperware silicone form. If using anything different be sure to line it with baking paper.
Bake in a 160 fan forced oven for 35-40 mins or until a skewer comes out clean.
Dust with 1tsp of cocoa powder before serving. .
Cut into 8 even pieces - 4 Weight Watchers Smart Points Each
Store in the fridge