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Best Protein Chocolate Brownies Recipe: Delicious, and Healthy

by Frankie CopleyYogi
Best Protein Chocolate Brownies Recipe: Delicious, and Healthy

Introduction to Protein Brownies

These secretly healthy protein brownies recipes are rich, chewy, fudgy, and melt-in-your-mouth amazing, with up to fifteen grams of protein each.

It's easy to make protein brownies at home, and they offer numerous health benefits, including being a great source of protein and customizable to be egg-free or dairy-free.

They’re a great protein snack or post-workout breakfast for chocolate lovers, offering a delicious chocolate flavour that enhances the enjoyment of every bite.

What are high-protein brownies?

Brownies are a healthy dessert option that combines the benefits of protein powder with the indulgence of chocolate brownies.

These brownie recipes incorporate protein powder into the traditional brownie recipe, emphasizing their nutritional value as a high-protein snack or post-workout treat. They’re made with protein powder, cocoa powder, and a natural sugar substitute, making them a guilt-free treat. While chocolate protein powder is commonly used to maintain the rich cocoa flavour, experimenting with vanilla protein powder can offer a different taste, though it may result in missing the deep chocolate flavour.

This article provides a specific protein brownies recipe that caters to various dietary preferences such as vegan, gluten-free, low calorie, low carb, paleo, and sugar-free.

Key Ingredients

Chocolate Protein Powder

Use a high-quality chocolate whey protein powder (we use Boditronics Chocolate Express whey) for the best results.

Cocoa and Chocolate Chips

Cocoa powder gives the brownies a rich, dark chocolate flavor.

Dark chocolate chips can be added (optional) to enhance the chocolate flavor and add an extra layer of texture.

How to Make Brownies

Preparing the Ingredients

  • 100g flour

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 tbs Protein powder

  • 50ml refined coconut oil

  • 1/4 cup of cocoa

  • 100g Flour

  • 2 tbs sugar substitute

  • 1/4tsp baking powder

  • 1/4 cup almond butter

  • 1/2 cup almond milk

Baking and Cooling

  • Preheat the oven to 180’C

  • Line a pan with parchment paper

  • In a large mixing bowl add Flour, whey protein, sugar and cocoa, and baking powder and mix

  • Add to the dry ingredients Coconut oil and eggs (lightly beaten)

  • Bake for 25-30 minutes

  • Let cool before cutting into protein brownie squares.

Add a creamy protein topping.

Flavour Options

CHOCOLATE MINT CREAM TOPPING

  • In a bowl place 50g cream cheese and 15g of the Boditronics Chocolate Mint Express Whey.

    1. Mix to a smooth, shiny paste.

    2. Add a little extra sweetener if desired.

      COOKIES AND CREAM TOPPING

    3. In a separate bowl place 50g cream cheese and 15g of the Boditronics Cookies & Cream Express Whey.

    4. Add 1tsp Cocoa Powder.

    5. Add a little extra sweetener if desired.

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Dietary Restrictions

  • Make these brownies gluten-free by using almond flour or oat flour.

  • Use coconut sugar to keep the brownies refined sugar-free.

Storage and Serving

Storage Instructions

  • Store brownies in a tin or airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days or in the fridge for up to 5 days.

  • Freeze for up to 3 months and thaw at room temperature for a convenient snack.

     

Frequently Asked Questions

Common Questions

  • Are protein brownies healthy? (Yes, with up to 15 grams of protein per brownie)

  • How often can I eat protein brownies? (In moderation, as with any treat)

  • Can you bake with protein powder? (Yes, in these protein brownies)

  • How much protein do these brownies have? (Up to 15 grams per brownie)

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