Whole Wheat Maple Blondies with Flax

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 8
Serving Size: 1 slice

Whole Wheat Maple Blondies with Flax
A healthy version of the famous Blondie brownie! The kids won’t even notice there is flax seed hidden inside these Whole Wheat Maple Blondie brownies 🙂

Ingredients

  • 1 stick organic salted butter, melted and cooled
  • 3/4 cup soft white wheat berries (or use 1 cup whole wheat flour)
  • 1/4 cup organic flax seed
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 organic egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 TBSP organic maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp natural salt
  • 1/2 tsp aluminum free baking soda
  • 1/4 organic baking powder
  • 1/4 cup of dark chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grind the wheat into flour in your Nutrimill
  3. Grind the flax seed.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the flour, flax seed, salt, baking powder, and baking soda
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg and vanilla together.
  6. Continue to whisk the egg mixture while adding the maple syrup and and the melted butter.
  7. Add the brown sugar to the wet ingredients while stirring to dissolve the sugar crystals.
  8. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix to fully incorporate.
  9. (Stir in chocolate chips at this time if desired)
  10. Spread the batter into a greased 8 or 9 inch round pie pan or Pyrex dish.
  11. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the center is firm to the touch and the edges are golden brown.

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