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Frankenstein the brownie recipe



To Frankenstein, a dish in the name of experimenting is quite common with food. I recently did something with funny results and lessons learned I think some might find amusing.

So my concept was to make a gluten-free soft moist brownie and sugar-free. I have done this with thick nut butter like sunbutter before, and iffy results with thinner ones. But I wanted something moister, so I had some avocados >.>. Yeah this is where the Frankenstein reference comes from. But bit of a heads up, you want super ripe ones, as the flavor is less strong and they process better.
Started with about 1cup mashed avocado in a food processor, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup (100g) each of Swerve Sweetener, almond meal, and cocoa powder, then 1/2 baking soda, 1/4 tsp salt 1tsp vanilla. THEN I melted a 3oz lakanto bar and mixed with 2 tsp coconut oil and poured it in and processed it all into a batter 8x8 parchment lined pan and baked 30min. Drizzled with chocolate and chopped pecans. 

The conclusion is the avocado made it fudgy and moist, and not dry. But the avocado flavor left a strong after taste, Covering with cinnamon for a Mexican chocolate brownie would be advisable.  BUT this gave rise to a great revelation. take this simple base and use Kite Hill Cream Cheese instead next time! if the cream cheese flavor shows through like the avocado and keeps it moist the same these would be awesome.

>.> The mind of a mad cook is crazy at times is amusing, we combine foods trying to use the texture aspects of one ingredient to improve the base recipe, and see how the flavors combine. Then see about coving or altering said flavors or subbing a similar textured ingredient to gain a better flavor. 



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