Brownies with Zucchini and Tahini Frosting
 
 
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Dessert
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: American
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
  • 460 gr. / 8 oz. zucchini
  • 85 gr. / 3 oz. margarine, melted
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 300 gr. / 10.5 oz. sugar
  • 120 gr. / 4 oz. cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp espresso powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 120 gr. / 4 oz. All-Purpose Flour
  • 200 gr. / 7 oz. chocolate chips
For the Frosting
  • Tahini paste with cocoa (this product circulates in the Greek market. If you cannot find it where you live, try in your usual chocolate frosting to add 1 tbsp of tahini paste.)
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
  1. Preheat your oven to 175°C / 350°F.
  2. In your multi blender combine the zucchini, melted butter, eggs, and vanilla and work until you have a smooth puree.
  3. Transfer this to your mixer and add the sugar, cocoa powder, espresso powder, baking powder, salt, and flour.
  4. Mix briefly, just until well combined.
  5. Add the chips, and pulse several times.
  6. Butter a rectangular pan 28cm X 21 cm / 11in. X 8in.
  7. Place at the bottom a parchment paper to cover it.
  8. Butter it and flour it as well.
  9. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  10. Bake it for about 30 minute or until a toothpick comes out clean, or with a few moist crumbs.
  11. Remove the brownies from the oven, and allow them to cool completely before frosting.
  12. Take a vase of tahini with cocoa and spread 5 to 6 tbsp on top of the brownie.
  13. This product circulates in the Greek market. If you cannot find it where you live, try in your usual chocolate frosting to add 1 tbsp of tahini paste.
Notes/ Σημειώσεις
Recipe adapted from King Arthur's Flour
Recipe by Culinary Flavors at http://www.culinaryflavors.gr/brownies-with-zucchini-and-tahini-frosting/