Gluten Free Quinoa Brownies With Date Syrup - A Perfect Healthy Snack - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Gluten Free Quinoa Brownies With Date Syrup - A Perfect Healthy Snack

Recipe by Sonia Gupta
4.80 from 4 votes
Served As Desserts, Snacks
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In brand collaboration with Place of Origin, this recipe is a part of #BellyNirvana program with Plattershare. Under this program, I received Oman dates and Quinoa. I have used Fard dates many a times. But the moment I opened the pack of Oman dates, the quality difference was clearly visible. Eat these dates and if you have been eating dates, you will fall in love with them. These large, moist and plump Oman dates had small seeds. For Quinoa, this was my first experience with this ingredient. Quinoa is categorized under whole grains, however it is a seed. Naturally gluten free, cholesterol free, and high protein Quinoa can be prepared like rice or barley. Everyone knows me for my healthy baking recipes and healthy baking workshops. Healthy dates and healthy quinoa made the experimental baker happy. The question was to make healthy recipes with these two products. And then I thought why not make healthy snack like quinoa brownies using both the ingredients.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 8
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Ingredients
  

  • For Date Syrup
  • Dates 100 gm
  • Water 200 ml
  • For Brownies
  • Quinoa Flour 100 gm
  • Date Syrup ½ cup
  • Baking Powder ½ tsp
  • Unsalted Butter 20 gm
  • Dark chocolate 120 gm
  • Cocoa powder 2 tbs
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Instructions
 

  • Take pitted dates and finely chop them.
    Gluten Free Quinoa Brownies With Date Syrup - A Perfect Healthy Snack - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Blend it in blender and then strain the Puree. You can refrigerate it in any glass jar up to one week and can use as sugar substitute to bake.
    Gluten Free Quinoa Brownies With Date Syrup - A Perfect Healthy Snack - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • To make quinoa flour brownies, dry roast the quinoa seeds and powdered them. Roasting is important as it helps to remove the earthen flavors from raw seeds. Sift the powdered quinoa to get smooth quinoa flour. This flour is the base of our brownies.
    Gluten Free Quinoa Brownies With Date Syrup - A Perfect Healthy Snack - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • In a sauce pan take dark chocolate and butter. Melt it on low flame.
    Gluten Free Quinoa Brownies With Date Syrup - A Perfect Healthy Snack - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • In a large mixing bowl, take quinoa flour, Baking powder, and Cocoa powder. Whisk all the dry ingredients well.
    Gluten Free Quinoa Brownies With Date Syrup - A Perfect Healthy Snack - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add prepared date syrup and melted Chocolate. Mix all the ingredients well. Meanwhile keep the oven for preheating at 160 °C for 10 minutes.
    Gluten Free Quinoa Brownies With Date Syrup - A Perfect Healthy Snack - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Line a baking mould with parchment paper and pour the prepared batter of brownies into it. With the help of a spatula, smoothen the top. Bake these brownies in a preheated oven at 160 °C for 20 minutes.Once baked take the tin out from the oven.
    Gluten Free Quinoa Brownies With Date Syrup - A Perfect Healthy Snack - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Notes

  • Store the prepared date syrup in a glass jar and keep it in refrigerator only.
  • You can use 100 ml of condensed milk in case you don’t have date syrup.
  • You can add your choice of nuts to the batter.
  • Don’t bake the brownies for more than 20 minutes.
  • Before demoulding, let the baked brownies rest for 5 minutes.
  • Consistency of the date syrup should be thick.
  • Don’t skip to roast the Quinoa before grinding.
  • You can bake these brownies in microwave convection at 150 °C for 20 minutes.

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Sonia Gupta
Sonia Gupta

I am a home grown experimental baker. I have learned from my mistakes, continue to learn while helping other homemakers becoming home bakers

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