Fudgy Avocado Blender Brownies

I wonder what brought you here- the word fudgy, the fact that these brownies can be made in your high-speed blender or that you want to make dad a slightly healthier brownie this Father’s Day? Whatever the reason, I’m really glad you’re here.

Father’s Day is a super tender day for me. My dad was a phenomenal dude and I miss him tremendously. KISS in the Kitchen got its name from the fact that dad always told me to “Keep it simple, Shannon”. If I could summarize my dad in the simplest of descriptions I’d say he loved being my dad, he loved Jesus and he loved him some peach cobbler (get the exact super unhealthy, but way delicious recipe here).

Okay, back to the sweetness at hand.

Here’s the skinny on this recipe. Instead of using some sort of oil or butter, a big ol’ avocado goes in the brownie batter. You’re basically giving this a 100% healthy fat composition while also adding a seriously fudgy texture.

It’s okay to lick the knife when you cut these brownies; dad won’t mind.

And did I mention these are gluten-free?! You can totally use all purpose flour if that’s your preference or don’t have any food restrictions, but I’ve been loving Bob’s Red Mill 1:1 Gluten-Free Baking Flour (no brand affiliation/sponsorship; I’m just a fan). I’ve used it countless recipes (Gluten-Free Carrot Cake CupcakesGluten-Free Chocolate Cherry Muffins and the most delicious, moist Banana Bread you can imagine). The baking options are endless with this great gluten-free blend.

So whatcha waiting for? Grab your Vitamix or high-speed blender and whip these babies up for dad or anyone else special.. like you ;).

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5 from 2 votes

Fudgy Avocado Blender Brownies

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings: 16 brownies


  • 1 ripe large avocado, pitted & peel removed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp non-dairy vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup gluten-free all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8 X 8 glass baking dish.
  • In a Vitamix or high-speed blender, blend the avocado and eggs until smooth and creamy. Add remaining ingredients and blend well. Pour into greased dish.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle. Let sit for 15-20 min before cutting. 

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26 Responses

  1. My readers are going to love this recipe–can’t wait to share! And I can’t wait to try as well! Yum!

    1. Thanks, Holley! I’ve eaten many a brownie in the past few days and featuring them on a TV segment this week; they’re so good! Let me know what you think if you try them!

    1. Thanks, Emily! It definitely does; I didn’t even know it would do that but I’m loving the outcome!

  2. Enjoyed the walk down memory lane today, sweetie. I miss your dad, too. And you are right!!! He loved being your dad and loved Jesus. (And the peach cobbler, too.) These brownies do look so good. Maybe I can get some next week when you have your segment. See you there!
    Love you! Mom

    1. Thank you, Momma. Glad you read the post :). Yes, will definitely save you some brownies! My segment is this week though; don’t miss it ;). Love you and see you Thursday!

  3. Gluten free fudgy brownies!!!???? I’m sure these will make a lot of people very happy.

  4. Your dad sounds like he was a very special man and love that the name of your blog came from something he used to say to you. And, these brownies look SO fudgey and delicious. Will be trying them!

    1. Thanks, Jenny! Appreciate you saying that! He was certainly special and I will forever feel blessed God chose him to be my dad :). Hope you get to try the brownies!

  5. LOVE this! Avocado is one of my favorite secret ingredients hands down… adding these to my baking soon!

  6. Yes, you absolutely sold me at the word fudgey! That spatula is proof that these are the perfect texture. Will have to try!

  7. This recipe looks amazing and couldn’t be any better! I love the idea of using a blender….less cleanup!

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