Sugar Free Praline Brownies

Serves 16

Calories 200

Net Carbs 1 gram

Protein 3 grams

Ingredients

Brownies

1/2 cup butter, melted

2/3 cup Swerve Granular

3 large eggs

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup almond flour

1/3 cup cocoa powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

2-4 Tablespoons water

1/2 cup chopped pecans

Praline Topping

6 Tablespoons butter

1/2 cup Brown Swerve

1/4 cup heavy cream

1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum (whisk into this mixture after bringing to a boil for 1 minute)

1/3 cup Swerve Confectioners

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

2/3 cup chopped toasted pecans

Instructions

Brownies

Preheat the oven to 350F

Grease a 8×8 pan

Whisk together butter, sweetener, eggs and vanilla

Add the almond flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt and mix well.

Stir in water, 1 Tablespoon at a time until batter is scoopable cosistency.

Stir in pecans.

Spread batter into pan.

Bake 15-20 minutes, until edges are set but the center is still moist.

Remove and cool completely in pan.

Praline Topping

Combine butter, Brown Swerve and heavy cream and bring to a boil for 1 minute.

Remove from heat and sprinkle surface with xanthan gum.

Whisk vigorously to combine and stir in Swerve Confectioners, vanilla and pecans.

Let cool in pan 10 minutes to thicken.

Pour over cooked brownies and spread to the edges. Let stand 30 minutes.

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