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Peanut Butter Plum Brownies

  • Author: Nele Liivlaid
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16 slices 1x


Super moist and delicious peanut butter plum brownies that will fill your kitchen with fall flavours. It is an easy-to-make recipe that even beginners can manage with.


  • 15 dates (use 20 if you are a sweet-tooth)
  • 200 ml water
  • 100 ml coconut milk
  • 1 big ripe banana
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter (no salt, no sugar)
  • 250 ml applesauce, sugar-free
  • About 10 plums
  • 120 g (4.23oz) raw buckwheat flour
  • 155 g (5.47oz) oat flour
  • 2 heaped tbsp (about 21g) carob powder
  • 2 heaped tbsp (about 21g) raw cacao powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • A dash of cayenne pepper (be careful)


  1. In a small bowl, cover the chopped dates with 200ml water and let soak for at least 15 minutes.
  2. In a big bowl, mix together the flours, baking powder, carob powder, cacao powder, and cayenne pepper.
  3. Place the dates with the soak water, banana, peanut butter, and coconut milk into a blender and blend until smooth. Add applesauce and blend again.
  4. Add this date mixture to the bowl of dry ingredients, and mix with spoon until all the dry ingredients have disappeared.
  5. Spoon half of the batter into a round or square baking tin (bottom lined with parchment paper and sides greased with a bit of coconut oil).
  6. Cover the batter with plum halves.
  7. Pour the rest of the batter onto the plums and even with spoon.
  8. Heat oven to 350 F (175 C). Bake for 30-35 minutes. Let cool in the tin for at least 15 to 20 minutes before removing.
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Method: Baking


  • Serving Size: 1 slice (76g)
  • Calories: 139 kcal
  • Fat: 3.35g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.6g
  • Fiber: 3.72g
  • Protein: 3.53g

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