Yummy pumpkin swirl brownie! Perfect Fall dessert :p Great use of pumpkin after you gut it 😉
Pumpkin offers many health benefits includes:
Rich in dietary fiber and make you feel fuller.
Low in calories.
Rich in antioxidants such as vitamin A, C, and E.
Excellent source many many natural polyphenolic flavonoid compounds such as beta carotenes.
Rich source of minerals such as copper, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus.
Boost vision with all that vitamin A.
Regulate blood pressure- pumpkin contains potassium, which has a positive effect on blood pressure.
Sleep better- pumpkin seeds are rich in tryptophan. And tryptophan helps the body make serotonin, the feel-good neurotransmitter that helps you relax and unwind.
Reduce risk of cancer- research has suggested a positive relationship between a diet rich in beta-carotene and reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
Combating diabetes- pumpkin may help control diabetes.
Protect immunity- pumpkin is high in both vitamin C and beta-carotene, which offers a boost to immune system using a powerful combination of nutrients.
1/2 cup of vegetable oil
3/4 cup of all purple flour
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup of brown sugar
4 oz of unsweetened chocolate or dark chocolate
1 teaspoon of baking powder
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1/2 cup of fresh mashed pumpkin (can use pumpkin puree
3 tbsp of sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla
preheat oven to 350F
melt the chocolate until smooth
mix with vegetable oil, sugar, vanilla, salt and egg
add flour last and mix until combined
beat and mix all ingredients together.
Spread half of the brownie batter into an 8-inch square baking pan.
Drop an alternating spoonful of pumpkin filling and the remaining brownie patter on to the brownie layer.
Use a knife through the batter in a zig-zag motion to swirl the brown and pumpkin batter.
Bake for 25-30 minutes.
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