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{VIDEO} Dark Chocolate Tahini Brownies

April 29, 2016

These decadent but still healthful tahini brownies are made with a rich dark chocolate and a creamy tahini base to create an exciting new twist on a classic brownie recipe. You’ll wonder why you never thought to mix tahini with brownies before!

These decadent but still healthful tahini brownies are made with a rich dark chocolate and a creamy tahini base to create an exciting new twist on a classic brownie recipe. You'll wonder why you never thought to mix tahini with brownies before!I’d like to take a moment to thank my Mom for being the brains behind these brownies. She gets 100% credit for the idea, which I never would have thought of on my own but made perfect sense to be the second she suggested it.

You see, Green and Black’s Organic Chocolate and I have teamed up to bring you recipes for Mother’s Day! Naturally, I had to ask my Mom what kind of chocolatey dessert she’d like to see for her special day and little did I know my Mom has better recipe ideas than even I could have come up with.

Luckily, Green and Black’s agreed on the genius that is the tahini brownie and so off to the recipe tasting races I went.

Watch me whip up these Tahini Brownies over on YouTube and give your Mom the best gift ever for Mother’s Day!


These decadent but still healthful tahini brownies are made with a rich dark chocolate and a creamy tahini base to create an exciting new twist on a classic brownie recipe. You'll wonder why you never thought to mix tahini with brownies before!Over the years, my Mom has proven to be the ultimate THM fan. She’s actually outdone my Dad who held the title for 2 years running. She’s become a social media aficionado just to keep up and I’m pretty sure is sitting at home right now watching my YouTube videos over and over.

She’s also my #1 PR lady and I’m fairly certain she’s single-handedly responsible for my entire Toronto readership.

…I apologize to anyone who’s inbox has been spammed with THM content.

These decadent but still healthful tahini brownies are made with a rich dark chocolate and a creamy tahini base to create an exciting new twist on a classic brownie recipe. You'll wonder why you never thought to mix tahini with brownies before!Perhaps more importantly, she’s always keeping my kitchen stocked-full of Costco sized goods like coconut oil and tahini. Without her, I think it’s fair to say these brownies and maybe even the blog would not be possible

So Mom, these Tahini Brownies are dedicated to YOU. For being the ultimate THM supporter and the best Mom. Thank you for introducing me to the world of food and for letting me spread my wings even when I told you I wanted to quit my secure, full-time blog to become a food blogger.

Would be nowhere without ya!

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Tahini Brownies

PREP TIME 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins

Ingredients

For swirl

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray an 8 x 8 inch baking pan with coconut oil.
  3. In a large bowl whisk together cocoa powder, oat flour baking powder, and salt and set aside.
  4. In a large heatproof bowl, combine coconut oil, coconut sugar and chocolate.
  5. Place bowl over (but not touching) simmering water to create a double-boiler.
  6. Heat up over medium heat, stirring often, until melted and mixture is smooth.
  7. Remove bowl from heat and whisk in tahini.
  8. Whisk in eggs, banana and vanilla.
  9. Mix in cocoa powder mixture.
  10. Transfer batter to baking pan ensuring top is smooth.
  11. Add 9 dollops of tahini over mixture.
  12. Using a butter knife, create swirls to make pattern along the top. See video above for further instructions.
  13. Bake for 25 minutes or until desired texture is reached. 25 minutes makes a fudgier brownie, leave for 5 more minutes for something more cakey.
  14. Allow brownies to cool for at least 20 minutes before cutting into 16 squares and removing from pan.

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These decadent but still healthful tahini brownies are made with a rich dark chocolate and a creamy tahini base to create an exciting new twist on a classic brownie recipe. You'll wonder why you never thought to mix tahini with brownies before!


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  • Reply
    Kelly @ Eat the Gains
    April 29, 2016 at 7:07 am

    This post is so cute!! I would prob say my boyfriend is my number one supporter. He has to put up with all my weird concoctions haha. I have seen tahini and chocolate mixed together before but have never tried it, so def pinning these. Love the swirl on top too! Also, my Costco now has a 1 gallon tub of coconut oil. We now have enough coconut oil for the year lol.
    Kelly @ Eat the Gains recently posted…Baked Semi-Homemade Seasoned Tortilla Chips

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      Davida Kugelmass
      April 29, 2016 at 10:46 am

      hahahaha thank you costco for bringing us bulk coconut oil! So sweet of your boyfriend. We’re lucky to have such amazing supporters!

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    Alexa [fooduzzi.com]
    April 29, 2016 at 7:31 am

    holy cow do these look good! Moms are the best – mine is the exact same way. She’s held the “Fooduzzi’s Biggest Fan” title since the start. 😉
    Alexa [fooduzzi.com] recently posted…Easy 5-Ingredient No-Bake Strawberry Crumble + Exciting News!

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    Cassie
    April 29, 2016 at 2:36 pm

    I love Green & Black chocolate! A square of those bars make the perfect treat after a long day! 🙂 These tahini brownies look so decadent and delicious–loved the video too!
    Cassie recently posted…New YouTube Video: New York Vlog (what I ate + where I went)

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      Davida Kugelmass
      April 29, 2016 at 4:40 pm

      Thank you gorgeous!! Always like hearing from other G & B fans 🙂

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    Hillary
    April 29, 2016 at 6:45 pm

    Hold the phone… Costco sells tahini!?
    Hillary recently posted…Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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    Kayla
    April 30, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Wow, these look incredible! I loved your video because it really breaks it down to simple, easy steps. The tahini swirl is just so pretty!!:)

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    rachel @ athletic avocado
    May 1, 2016 at 1:30 pm

    My Mom would certainly love these, she is obsessed with tahini 🙂
    rachel @ athletic avocado recently posted…Strawberry Bluebarb Chia Seed Jam {Paleo, Vegan, Refined Sugar-free, GF}

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    Kathy
    May 3, 2016 at 12:57 am

    These sound amazing! I just discovered Tahini and have been looking for more ways to cook/bake with it! And my mum loves dark chocolate and I’d love to make these for her but she is allergic to coconut, what could I use in place of the coconut oil?

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