Tasty Delights: Chocolate Protein Powder Banana Brownies

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Recipe
  3. Ingredients
  4. Instructions
  5. Tips and Variations
  6. Storage
  7. FAQ

Introduction

Indulge in the decadent combination of rich chocolate and the natural sweetness of ripe bananas with these delectable chocolate protein powder banana brownies. This easy-to-make recipe is perfect for both chocolate lovers and fitness enthusiasts looking for a nutritious yet satisfying treat.

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup chocolate protein powder
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup honey or maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking dish.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed bananas, chocolate protein powder, almond flour, cocoa powder, honey (or maple syrup), eggs, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Stir well until all ingredients are thoroughly combined.
  4. Fold in the dark chocolate chips.
  5. Pour the batter into the greased baking dish and spread it evenly.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out mostly clean.
  7. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing into squares.

Tips and Variations

  • For added texture and flavor, try incorporating chopped nuts such as walnuts or pecans into the batter.
  • If you prefer a sweeter brownie, increase the amount of honey or maple syrup according to your taste.
  • For a gluten-free version, ensure the chocolate protein powder and baking powder are gluten-free certified.

Storage

Store the chocolate protein powder banana brownies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. You can also refrigerate them for longer shelf life, up to 1 week.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 2 scoops of chocolate protein powder
  • 1/2 cup of almond flour
  • 1/4 cup of cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup of almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the mashed banana, chocolate protein powder, almond flour, cocoa powder, honey, eggs, almond milk, baking powder, and salt until well combined.
  3. Gently fold in the dark chocolate chips.
  4. Pour the batter into the greased baking dish and spread it evenly.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
  6. Remove from the oven and let it cool before cutting into squares.
  7. Serve and enjoy your delicious chocolate protein powder banana brownies!

These brownies are not only packed with chocolatey goodness but also provide a healthy dose of protein. They make a perfect guilt-free dessert or snack option for all chocolate lovers!

Recipe

FAQ

  • Can I use a different type of protein powder?
    Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with your favorite protein powder flavors.
  • Can I substitute the almond flour?
    Yes, you can substitute almond flour with regular flour, oat flour, or coconut flour based on your preference or dietary needs.
  • Can I use frozen bananas?
    Thawed frozen bananas can be used in this recipe as well. Make sure to mash them well before adding to the batter.
  • Are these brownies suitable for vegans?
    Unfortunately, this recipe contains eggs. To make it vegan, consider using a suitable egg substitute.

Key Takeaways

  • Chocolate protein powder banana brownies combine the richness of chocolate with the natural sweetness of bananas.
  • This recipe is a great way to enjoy a tasty treat while incorporating the benefits of protein powder.
  • You can personalize the brownies by adding nuts or adjusting the sweetness to your liking.
  • Ensure all ingredients used meet your dietary requirements.
  • These brownies can be stored at room temperature for up to 3 days or refrigerated for longer shelf life.
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