Family Foods

From Our Family
to Yours

Chocolate Avocado Brownies
Makes 12 Brownies


1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line 8-in. (20-cm) square baking pan with parchment paper.

2. Melt chocolate in microwave on HIGH in 30-sec. increments, stirring after each time until smooth. Cool 5 min. Meanwhile, sift cocoa powder, flour and salt into a large bowl. Set aside.

3. Combine avocados, eggs, sugar, vanilla extract and melted chocolate in food processor. Blend until smooth.

4. Pour avocado mixture into cocoa mixture; mix well. Scrape into prepared pan, smoothing top. Bake 20 to 25 min., until just set. Cut into 12 pieces to serve.

Tip: For gluten-free brownies, replace all-purpose flour with coconut flour.


  • 8 oz (250 g) semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped 
  • ½ cup (125 mL) cocoa powder 
  • ½ cup (125 mL) all-purpose flour 
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) salt 
  • 2 avocados, pitted and peeled
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup (125 mL) sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract