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Feel Good Brownies

A guilt-free brownie that will satisfy all sugar cravings. The perfect teatime treat!


  • Carmien Natural Rooibos tea bags
  • 500 ml Boiling water
  • 250 g Cake flour
  • 250 g Coconut flour
  • 150 g Cacao
  • 90 g Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 2/3 cup Oil
  • 2 tbsp Apple vinegar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1 Slab 70% dark chocolate with mint crunch
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • 500g Pureed apples


  • Preheat the oven to 200˚C. Spray an oven pan with spray ‘n cook.
  • Place the tea bags in a jug and add the boiling water. Infuse while mixing the rest of the ingredients
  • Sift together the cake flour, coconut flour, cacao and bicarbonate of soda in a large bowl.
  • Mix the oil vinegar, vanilla essence, chocolate and sugar in a large bowl.
  • Add the tea and mix well until the chocolate and sugar are melted.
  • Mix in the apple puree.
  • Add the liquid mixture to the flour mixture and mix well.
  • Pour into the prepared pan. (The mixture is runny).
  • Let stand for about 5 minutes to set a bit, then place in the oven.
  • Bake for 30—35 minutes or until the crust is slightly cracked and the cake is done, but still moist.
  • Let cool in the pan, then cut into squares.