Mix & Make Brownie Batter Breakfast Bars

Mix & Make Brownie Batter Breakfast Bars


  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup flaxmeal (ground flaxseed)
  • 1/4 cup of almond butter - or nut/seed butter of choice
  • 1-2 sachets of Beforeyouspeak OG Coffee
  • A pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons of cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2–3 tablespoons of dark chocolate chips or cocoa nibs⁣
  • 1/4 cup of protein powder - can sub almond flour/meal or oat flour if you prefer and add extra sweetener as needed
  • 1–2 tablespoons of almond milk or water


  1. Line a loaf pan (or small rimmed baking dish) with baking paper and set aside.
  2. Place all ingredients into a bowl and stir until well combined.
  3. Taste and adjust accordingly.
  4. If the mix is a little dry add more milk or water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until it comes together.
  5. Press into your prepared loaf pan, smooth it out to the edges in one nice even(ish) layer.
  6. Pop it in the fridge for 20-30 minutes to set (or freeze for 5-10).
  7. Slice into individual bars.
  8. Drizzle with melted chocolate if you want, you know you do.

Makes 6 Breakfast Bars


Recipe by Emma Swanston (@emsswanston)