INGREDIENTS:

  • ½ cup creamy almond butter or nut butter of your choice
  • 1 tbs coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tbs maple syrup, or honey
  • 2 tbs unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tbs coconut sugar
  • 1 tbs unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tbs almond flour
  • 2 tbs cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ cup mini chocolate chips, optional

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease an  8″x4” loaf pan or a 5″ baking pan with coconut oil.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together almond flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  4. In the microwave or on the stovetop melt the almond butter and coconut oil together, stir to combine.
  5. Add the Maple Syrup (or honey), applesauce, coconut sugar, almond milk and vanilla to the almond butter/coconut oil mixture, stirring to combine.
  6. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix well.
  7. Gently fold in mini chocolate chips (optional).
  8. Add the mixture to your loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.  For “fudgier” consistency cook on the lower end of time, and let cool for about 20 minutes before cutting.
  9. Enjoy!