Last night I had a huge hankering for some of my “famous” primal brownies but since we have a tree nut allergy in the house I knew that wasn’t going to happen.
Or was it. 🙂
I decided to do a little bit of experimentation and substituted out the almond butter with sunbutter. I also poured the batter into cupcake tins instead of a brownie pan. So really these are more cupcake like than brownies.
The end result was pretty amazing if I do say so myself.
Here is the recipe.
- 1 cup SunButter (I used the Omega-3 version which has small bits of flax seed in it. I won’t buy that one again for this purpose)
- 1 cup mashed pumpkin
- 1 egg
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 2 scoops protein powder (completely optional and I only added it because I need some more protein in my diet for the day. I used Body Fortress Cookies and Cream)
- dash of all spice (not sure why I used this but it worked)
Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Mix well. Pour into a greased cupcake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Serves 12.