No-Bake Chocolate Matcha Brownies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 268 kcal
Author Samantha


Brownie Base

  • 2 cups pitted dates, soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes
  • 3/4 cup whole almonds, skin on
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tsp matcha powder

Dark Chocolate Topping

  • 200 g dark chocolate, broken into squares
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil

Matcha Swirl

  • 50 g white chocolate, broken into squares
  • 1/2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp matcha powder
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Brownie Base

  1. Line a 9” x 5” loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a high-speed food processor, add in almonds and pulse until broken up, still chunky, not fine crumb.
  3. Drain water from soaked dates and add dates to the food processor with the almonds.
  4. Pulse until dates are broken down.
  5. Add in cacao, almond butter and matcha powder. Blend on high until well combined and mixture sticks together and forms a ball.
  6. Press mixture into lined loaf pan. Place in the refrigerator.

Dark Chocolate Topping

  1. Half fill a small pot with water and put over a medium heat.
  2. Place a medium-large heat proof bowl over the pot.
  3. Add dark chocolate and the 1 tablespoon coconut oil into the bowl and gently melt it down, stirring occasionally until completely melted and smooth. Remove from heat once melted.

Matcha Swirl

  1. Whilst chocolate is melting, in a small heat-proof bowl combine white chocolate and the 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil. Microwave for 20-30 seconds or until melted and smooth. Mix well.
  2. Once white chocolate has melted, add matcha powder, mixing until well combined and smooth. Set aside.
  3. Remove base from refrigerator and pour over melted dark chocolate. Using a spatula if needed, to evenly spread it out.
  4. Dollop over matcha mixture, take a wooden skewer or butter knife and gently swirl through the dark chocolate.
  5. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until chocolate has completely set.
  6. Once ready, lift out from pan and slice into squares.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container, refrigerated, for 1 week.

Nutrition Facts
No-Bake Chocolate Matcha Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Potassium 392mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 22g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 0.8%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 6.1%
Iron 16.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.