Courgette Brownies

Updated: Jul 31, 2020

Courgette Brownies

Who doesn’t love a brownie and who doesn’t love a courgette, right? Er, no, not so many takers on the courgettes? Courgettes are a great veggie for blood sugar levels, loaded with a host of nutrients and they contain wonderful gut supporting fibre.

Courgette Brownies next to melted chocolate

Well it just so happens that the courgette also works brilliantly grated and masquerading as a brownie. All you beef to do is grate it and drain off any excess water and add it to the other brownie ingredients. You can get all the benefits this veggie has to offer while scoffing your favorite brownie treats.

Drizzling melted sugar free chocolate onto brownies

I love anything that minimises food waste and this recipe is the perfect t way to use up courgettes gone past their best and another great way to get your kids obliviously munching down their veggies. We can never have too many veggies, so up your quota with this lovely recipe.

Finished Courgette Brownies


2 eggs

1 tbsp melted coconut oil

12 medjool dates soaked in hot water for 15 mins

1/2 cup whole cashews

2 tablespoons cashew / almond butter / peanut butter

1.5 cups almond meal

1 x cup grated courgette

3/4 cup cacao powder

1.5 tsp baking powder

1 tsp vanilla paste

Splash of plant based milk to loosen mixture

Pinch of salt