Delicious Coconut Flour and Cacao Brownies


  1. Yorinda Wanner
    Yorinda Wanner February 5, 2014 at 7:38 pm .

    Hi Cherrie,
    thanks for the great recipe.
    I love coconut brownies and started making them when I wanted to make it easier to ‘get more ‘ coconut oil into my system.

    So, you find that 1/2 cup of butter can be replaced by 1/3 cup of coconut oil?
    Have you tried coconut sugar?
    Much appreciated!

    1. Cherrie Bautista
      Cherrie Bautista February 5, 2014 at 7:58 pm .

      Yorinda, my husband is not fond of too much coconut taste so I try to limit the coconut oil, hence the 1/3 cup, but I made used 5 eggs instead of 4 eggs coz we prefer it with more moist. And then I also added 1 banana which enhanced the flavor. I haven’t tried coconut sugar yet. Is that healthier than honey? I have to try it!

  2. Rachel Lavern
    Rachel Lavern February 6, 2014 at 2:25 pm .

    Hi Cherrie,

    I am a brownie lover; however, I have not thought about them in a very long time. Now isn’t that weird? Oh I know–I used to purchase them almost daily when I worked in San Francisco where we were surrounded with outstanding bakeries (and restaurants). Now that I work from my home, I don’t have those temptations.

    I am fasting right now but I will book mark this page for future reference. Thanks for sharing it!

    1. Cherrie Bautista
      Cherrie Bautista February 7, 2014 at 11:30 am .

      Rachel, like you, I work from home, away from tempting bakeries and restaurants so I just make treats for myself and family instead of buying them. That way I know what goes in there which is not only healthier but less toxic (since I use mostly organic ingredients) stuff.

  3. Leanne Chesser
    Leanne Chesser February 8, 2014 at 10:59 am .

    Hi, Cherrie! These sound really yummy. If I could use coconut sugar and something else instead of eggs (vegan substitutes), I’d give them a try! I like the coconut oil, raw cacao and coconut flour options.

  4. Julieanne van Zyl
    Julieanne van Zyl February 9, 2014 at 2:55 am .

    They sound very yummy Cherie! I’ve never had brownies, they’re not popular here in Australia. Now I have a recipe I could make them though, thank you!

  5. The Food Curator
    The Food Curator February 9, 2014 at 6:27 am .

    Cherrie, that looks delicious and simple to make too! I love brownies and these would go great warm with maybe an exotic ice cream flavour to go with the coconut. I’m getting hungry just thinking about them 😉

  6. Sarah Arrow
    Sarah Arrow February 10, 2014 at 2:29 pm .

    I love this Cherrie, it looks simple and very tasty. I’ve bookmarked the page and I’ll be making these with my daughters. We don’t have a lot of brownies in the UK but they seem them in US films, so it will be fun for us 🙂

  7. Marty Diamond
    Marty Diamond February 16, 2014 at 1:18 pm .

    I’ve never cooked with coconut flour – so this will be a new (and different) experience. Like the idea of adding the banana for moistness – can’t wait to try them. Thanks

  8. nick catricala
    nick catricala March 8, 2014 at 7:52 pm .

    wow, as soon as I seen the image of the brownies my mouth start to water hahah :-0

    But soon it stopped since I noticed the ingredients..

    I adopted a 100% vegan diet many years ago and since then, no more brownies, not the one with eggs, honey and butter 🙂

    My lady friend sometime she makes some great one.. I am not sure what she uses but they are delicious… and since I do not like to add much sweets in my diet, well, I only limit eating them once in a while..

    I thank you for sharing this simple recipe, and hope you soon find one that is 100% vegan so I can make it and and eat it too 🙂

    Thanks again.

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