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The Ultimate Treat: Decadent Collagen Brownies

The Ultimate Treat: Decadent Collagen Brownies

If you’re looking for a treat to satisfy your chocolate cravings, you’ve clicked on the perfect recipe! These super-decadent Collagen Brownies are a must-try – just ask Vital fan Amanda Chaplin (you can find her over on Instagram @theholistic.honey!), who shared this Vital Proteins® Collagen Peptides recipe exclusively with Lively.

“I have also noticed that adding collagen to baked goods, and any recipe in general, especially when gluten and grain-free makes all the difference,” Chaplin, who also loves adding collagen to her smoothies, tells us.

“In my experience, collagen makes gluten- and grain-free recipes denser, chewier and more indulgent.”

Intrigued? Can’t say we blame you. Keep scrolling to learn how to make them!

Collagen Brownies Recipe

Recipe makes 12 collagen brownies

Ingredients:

  • 2 organic eggs
  • 200g almond flour
  • 2 handfuls dairy-free chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp organic vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 50g organic coconut oil (melted)
  • 60g organic peanut butter (melted)
  • 180g coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 scoops Vital Proteins® Collagen Peptides

Method:

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C and line a medium-sized ovenproof dish with greaseproof paper.
  • Mix all of the wet ingredients in a large mixing bowl or in your standing mixer. Make sure that the eggs are at room temperature so that the coconut oil does not re-solidify once added.
  • Add in salt, collagen and baking soda and mix well. Add in the almond flour gradually, mixing in between each addition.
  • Pour the mixture into your ovenproof dish and add in a handful of the chocolate chips into the tin and bake for 45 minutes.
  • Optional topping: allow to cool, then melt another handful of chocolate chips with a little extra coconut oil and drizzle over the top of your brownies before tucking in.

Written by Grace Gavilanes

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