Rich: you either are or you aren’t. But that doesn’t hold weight with pumpkin. The orange, fleshy squash may be a pinch sweet, but it mostly relies on other ingredients to enhance its natural sugar. In other words, it fakes it ‘til it makes it. Case in point: pumpkin protein brownies. Hiding behind pure cacao and chocolate protein powder, pumpkin becomes an irresistible brownie. You might even say that making any other brownie would be a very poor choice.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8” x 8” baking dish with non-stick spray or coconut oil.
- In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients until well combined.
- Pour batter into prepared dish and bake 18 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.