Maca Fudge Brownies
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Maca Fudge Brownies are full of love, aphrodisiac properties, and energy! Taken from the book: Peruvian Power Foods, 18 Superfoods, 101 Recipes, and Anti-aging Secrets from the Amazon to the Andes, by Manuel Villacorta, maca brownies will increase energy, libido, and fertility! These brownies are the perfect ending to a romantic evening meal. Get ready for the love doctor!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Peruvian
Serves: 16
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cacao powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp maca
  • 2 oz dark chocolate, chopped
  • ½ cup agave
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup 1% milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup applesauce
  1. Preheat the oven to 350° Bake.
  2. Combine flour, cacao, salt, and maca in a large bowl.
  3. Stir with a whisk. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the chocolate at high heat for 30 seconds, stirring at the 15 second mark.
  4. Add the agave and coconut oil, stir, and heat for an additional 15 seconds, or until the mixture is smooth.
  5. Set aside to cool slightly.
  6. Once the chocolate mixture has cooled, add the milk, vanilla, egg yolks, egg, and applesauce.
  7. Stir with a whisk to combine.
  8. Add the chocolate mixture to the flour mixture, stirring until just combined.
  9. Pour the batter into a greased 8-inch square baking dish.
  10. Bake on the middle rack for 20 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2-inch square Calories: 135 Fat: 4 Carbohydrates: 21 Sugar: 44 Fiber: 2 Protein: 3