Pecan Hummus Chocolate Brownies

Pecan Hummus Chocolate Brownies

I enjoy all food with Middle Eastern flavours and so does my family. One of our favourite dips is hummus, and i love making different flavours. I never thought of incorporating hummus in my baking though, so this is quite revolutionary.

When I came across this idea on social media, it sounded quite interesting. I had leftover hummus in my fridge and it was National Brownie Day, so it was the perfect opportunity to give it a go!

The combination does seem quite odd but the end result is amazing.

This recipe aims to create a dairy free brownie, if that is your preference. I opted to use half butter and half hummus as I only had 1/4 cup of hummus. The hummus adds an amazing creaminess to the batter and the best part is how quick and easy this recipe is to make.

I have adapted it from the original, and I hope you give it a try!

 

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Pecan Hummus Chocolate Brownies

Preparation time : 30 minutes

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup leftover hummus or 1/4 cup hummus and 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup castor sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecan nuts

 

Directions :

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celcius. Grease a rectangle dish.

Beat the hummus and sugar until combined. Add in the eggs and vanilla and whisk. Add in the cocoa, flour and baking powder and mix well. Fold in the nuts and mix.

Pour into the dish and bake for about 20 minutes until done. If you prefer a more fudgey brownie, bake for 15 minutes. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from : www.sweetremedy.com