Cauliflower Brownie with Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe

FFF choc brownie

This is one of our most sought after sweet snacks and trust us, once you try one, you’ll know why! Don’t let the cauliflower part put you off, this is a sweet, soft and spongey treat that will leave you longing for more! With the taste alone, you might not think it’s healthy but the list of ingredients speaks for itself.

Cauliflower Brownie


    • ½ cauliflower
    • 15 dates
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 2 tbsp maple syrup
    • 120 g flour
    • 70 g ground almond
    • 30 g cocoa powder
    • 60 g dark chocolate chips


    1. Steam or boil the cauliflower for 20 minutes until it is soft to the touch
    2. Pour off the water and cool under cold running water for 5 minutes
    3. Place the cauliflower, dates, vanilla and maple syrup into a blender
    4. Blend for around 5 minutes stirring every 1-2 minutes until it is a smooth paste
    5. Pre-heat an oven to 180c and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper
    6. In a separate bowl mix the flour, almonds, cocoa powder and chocolate in a bowl
    7. Add the wet cauliflower mix to the dry ingredients
    8. Mix together the ingredients and then pour into the pre-lined baking tray
    9. Place the brownie into the oven for 15-20 minutes or until it is springy to the touch

Salted caramel sauce


    • 2 tbsp maple syrup
    • 2 g cornflour
    • 12g water
    • Pinch of salt


    1. Place the maple syrup into a pan and bring to the boil.
    2. Mix the water with the corn flour and whisk into the maple syrup.
    3. Keep on whisking until thick.
    4. Add the salt and pour the caramel over the brownie.

Chocolate ganache


    • 50g chocolate chips
    • 5g almond milk


    1. Place a pan of water onto the stove.
    2. Place the chocolate and the almond milk in a bowl and place the bowl on top of the pan.
    3. Melt the chocolate but do not stir.
    4. Once melted mix together then pour over the caramel.

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Meghan Foulsham

Published by Meghan Foulsham

Meghan's fascination with metabolism and the effect of diet on the body covered in her BSc Biochemistry, paired with being a passionate mental health advocate, led her to a Master's degree in Eating Disorders and Clinical Nutrition. Using this, Meghan works with clients to help them reach their goals in the most sustainable way, without sacrificing or risking their mental health.

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