Dark Cherry Espresso Brownies

5 from 2 votes
Dark Cherry Espresso Brownies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 9x13 Pan
Calories: 4964 kcal
  • Coconut oil for greasing the pan
  • 10 ounces frozen dark cherries
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 rounded tablespoons dark roast instant coffee
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups raw almond butter
  • 3 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup dark chocolate 70% or higher, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cherry or berry jam  preferably sweetened
  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with oil.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, add the cherries, honey, vanilla, coffee, and cocoa powder. Bring to a low boil and simmer for 10 minutes until thickened. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Transfer to a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together the almond butter, eggs, baking soda, and baking powder. Add the cherry mixture to the almond butter mixture and beat to combine. Gently fold in the chopped chocolate. Spread the batter (it will be thick) into the oiled baking dish.
  4. Bake 15-20 minutes or until the center is cooked through. Cool completely, then top with a thin layer of cherry or berry jam.
Nutrition Facts
Dark Cherry Espresso Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 4964 Calories from Fat 3150
% Daily Value*
Fat 350g538%
Saturated Fat 59g295%
Cholesterol 494mg165%
Sodium 1372mg57%
Potassium 6323mg181%
Carbohydrates 389g130%
Fiber 82g328%
Sugar 251g279%
Protein 141g282%
Vitamin A 945IU19%
Vitamin C 24.3mg29%
Calcium 2075mg208%
Iron 41.3mg229%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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