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Sweet Potato Buckwheat Brownie-A Symphony of Flavor and Health


As Christmas approaches, we start thinking about joyful moments, spending time with family, and indulging in delicious food. What if we could have holiday treats that are both decadent and healthy for our bodies and souls? That's where the sweet potato buckwheat brownie comes in - a delightful twist on a classic recipe that will become a new tradition during the festive season.




This delicious brownie has two super-healthy ingredients: buckwheat and sweet potato. Buckwheat is an ancient gluten-free grain rich in protein, dietary fiber, magnesium, and manganese. It is a rare source of all nine essential amino acids, making it an excellent choice for people on vegan or gluten-free diets. Moreover, buckwheat is fiber-rich, supporting digestive health and promoting a feeling of fullness. Its high content of antioxidants, such as rutin, contributes to its anti-inflammatory properties. By incorporating buckwheat flour into the brownie batter, this recipe caters to individuals with gluten sensitivities and elevates the dessert's nutritional content.

Sweet potatoes serve as the star ingredient in these brownies, contributing not only to the rich, moist texture but also to the nutritional value of the dessert. Boasting a vibrant orange hue, sweet potatoes are a rich source of beta-carotene, a precursor to vitamin A, known for promoting healthy vision and immune function. Additionally, sweet potatoes offer a substantial dose of dietary fiber, aiding digestion and providing a sustained release of energy. Furthermore, sweet potatoes are packed with vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, potassium, and manganese, all essential to overall health. Including sweet potatoes in the brownie recipe enhances its nutritional profile and imparts a natural sweetness, reducing the need for excessive added sugars.

But don't let the healthy ingredients fool you; these brownies are an explosion of taste and texture. The natural sweetness of the sweet potato perfectly complements the rich cocoa powder, while the buckwheat adds a subtle nutty depth. Maple syrup and peanut butter drizzle in delightful notes of sweet and savory, and the chocolate chips provide bursts of pure chocolaty joy. Each bite celebrates flavor and nourishment, proving that healthy and delicious can go hand in hand.

These brownies are ideal for your Christmas cookie platters, potlucks, or simply a cozy night by the fire. They're easy to make, requiring only a few simple ingredients and minimal baking time. Plus, they're naturally gluten-free and vegan-friendly, making them inclusive for everyone at the table. Share them with loved ones, spread the joy of healthy indulgence, and create a new holiday tradition that nourishes body and soul. Happy baking!


Makes- 20

Preparation Time- 15 Mins

Cooking Time- 25-30 Mins

Total Time- 40-45 Mins


Ingredients

Sweet potato – 1 boiled

Buckwheat flour- 1 cup

Cocoa powder- ¼ th cup

Unsweetened soy milk- 1/3 cup

(Or any plant-based milk)

Semi-sweet chocolate chip- ¼ cup

Maple syrup- ½ cup

Peanut butter- 2 Tbsp

Baking powder- ½ tsp

Salt – ¼ tsp

 


Sweet Potato Buckwheat Brownie

Directions

1.  Mash boiled sweet potato and mix all the ingredients except chocolate chips in a large bowl or cake mixer. Then, add half of the chocolate chips to the batter and mix well.


Sweet Potato Buckwheat Brownie

Sweet Potato Buckwheat Brownie

2. Preheat the oven to 325°F, and line a brownie pan with parchment paper. Transfer the batter to the pan and spread it evenly.


Sweet Potato Buckwheat Brownie

Sweet Potato Buckwheat Brownie

3. Bake the brownies for 30 minutes and let them cool completely before slicing.


Sweet Potato Buckwheat Brownie

 


Sweet Potato Buckwheat Brownie

4. Enjoy!


Sweet Potato Buckwheat Brownie

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Shruti
Shruti
26 de dez. de 2023

Thanks 😍

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kavjathan
kavjathan
26 de dez. de 2023
Avaliado com 5 de 5 estrelas.

Lovely treat!! 😍

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