These almond flour brownies with matcha mint frosting are grain-free and dairy-free treat packed with cakey chocolate goodness! Top them off with dairy-free cashew frosting loaded with matcha flavour!
Almond flour is light, fluffy, and makes an awesome gluten-free, grain-free substitute or regular flour. These brownies have a nice mix between a fudgey and cakey texture and are pretty moist and fluffy. One thing you need to be sure of if you want soft tender brownies is to add enough oil.
1 cup almond flour
1/2 cup coconut sugar (can sub regular sugar)
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp maple syrup or agave
1/2 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cup raw cashews (soaked overnight then drained and rinsed)
3 tbsp maple syrup
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/3 cup almond milk
1/2 tsp mint extract (can also use vanilla extract
1-2 tsp matcha powder
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line an 8×8 inch pan with parchment paper.
Mix the almond flour, coconut sugar, cocoa powder and baking powder together in a bowl.
In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs, maple syrup, coconut oil and vanilla together in a bowl.