Gluten-free blondies

Serves 12

  • 150 g gluten-free flour

  • 1 tsp gluten-free baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt

  • 200 g soya yogurt

  • 1/2 vanilla pod, split lengthways and seeds scraped

  • 2 tbsp honey

  • 250 g light brown sugar

  • 200 g vegan 70%-cocoa chocolate, roughly chopped

Recipe by Anna Jones



1. Preheat the oven to 180C/gas 4 and line a 23cm square brownie tin with baking parchment.



2. Sift together the flour, baking powder and sea salt into a bowl.



3. Combine the soya yoghurt, vanilla seeds and honey in a large bowl. Add the light brown sugar and mix until well combined.



4. Gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, then fold in the chopped dark chocolate.



5. Pour the batter into the prepared brownie pan and evenly spread over the pan with a spoon or spatula. Bake in the oven for 30–35 minutes, until the top of the blondie is firm and brown. Remove from the oven and let the blondie cool completely in the pan. Cut into 12 pieces and serve.



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Nutritional Information

Gluten-free blondies

Gooey, delicious & dairy-free too!

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Using honey and soya yoghurt makes these blondies super sticky in the centre. Make them vegan by changing the honey to maple syrup
Serves 12
45m
Super easy
Method

Recipe by Anna Jones

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/gas 4 and line a 23cm square brownie tin with baking parchment.

2. Sift together the flour, baking powder and sea salt into a bowl.

3. Combine the soya yoghurt, vanilla seeds and honey in a large bowl. Add the light brown sugar and mix until well combined.

4. Gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, then fold in the chopped dark chocolate.

5. Pour the batter into the prepared brownie pan and evenly spread over the pan with a spoon or spatula. Bake in the oven for 30–35 minutes, until the top of the blondie is firm and brown. Remove from the oven and let the blondie cool completely in the pan. Cut into 12 pieces and serve.

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Nutritional Information Amount per serving:

Calories

Calories are just a unit of energy. If you eat more than you use you can gain weight, or lose it if you don't eat enough. How much you need depends on your weight, gender and how active you are, but it's around 2,000 a day.

Carbs

Carbs are a great source of energy and, excluding foods such as potatoes, are made from grains - like bread, pasta and cereal. We all need carbs, but try to make them all wholegrain by sticking to brown bread, rice and pasta - they are much more nutritious.

Sugar

We all deserve a treat sometimes, but try to limit your sugar intake. Most of your sugar should come from raw fruit and milk, because they give us lots of nutrients too. Always check food labels so you know how much sugar you're eating.

Fat

We all need to eat a small amount of fat because it protects our organs and helps us grow. But we need to be careful about how much fat we eat and what kinds of fat, because in higher levels it's associated with weight gain, diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

Saturates

Saturated or "bad fats" are in beef, pork, chicken skin, butter, cream and cheese. Too much can be bad for our heart and cholesterol levels, but unsaturated or "good fats" in fish, nuts, avocados and some oils can help keep our hearts healthy if eaten in moderation.

Protein

Protein helps our muscles to grow and repair, as well as providing you with essential amino acids. When it comes to protein, try to eat leaner sources such as chicken and fish or non-meat sources such as eggs, dairy, beans, nuts, seeds, tofu and pulses.
  • Calories 195
    10%
  • Carbs 38g
    15%
  • Sugar 27.2g 30%
  • Fat 7.6g 11%
  • Saturates 4.4g 22%
  • Protein 2.9g 6%
Of an adult's reference intake

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