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Rich, decadent, and chocolatey, these refined sugar-free Dark Chocolate Cherry Brownies are destined to delight you. Made with all HEALTHY ingredients, loaded with dark chocolate and sweet cherries, these brownies are truly a chocolate lover’s dream! #healthy #wholegrain #sugarfree #chocolate #cherry #lowcalorie #dairyfree#summer #whole30 #weightloss | natalieshealth.com

Dark Chocolate Cherry Brownies

Dark Chocolate Cherry Brownies are made with all HEALTHY ingredients, loaded with dark chocolate and sweet cherries. It's a refined sugar-free, guilt-free dessert that goes perfectly with afternoon coffee or tea and kids love it too.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cherry brownies, cherry chocolate brownies, dark chocolate cherry brownies, dark chocolate cherry brownies recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 9 slices
Calories 289 kcal
Author Natalie

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup whole grain flour I used Spelt
  • ¼ teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon Ceylon cinnamon
  • ½ cup cacao powder
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup coconut oil , melted and cooled
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 cup milk I used almond
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chunks or chips , 80% or more cacao with unrefined sugar
  • 1 cup fresh cherries

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 356F (180C) degrees. Line the bottom of a 9x9 inch (22x22cm) square baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In one bowl, mix the dry ingredients - flour, baking powder, salt, cacao powder, and cinnamon.

  3. In a separate whisk the eggs. Add syrup, coconut oil, milk and vanilla. Mix well.

  4. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix until combined.

  5. Mix in chocolate chunks and fresh cherries in the batter. 

  6. Pour batter into the prepared baking pan and bake for 15-20 minutes.

  7. Remove pan from the oven. Allow the brownies to cool completely at room temperature.
  8. Slice and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

As a measure, I used UScup (240ml).

Nutrition Facts
Dark Chocolate Cherry Brownies
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 289 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 92mg4%
Potassium 295mg8%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Vitamin C 1.1mg1%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.