Chocolate Brownie Almond Pie
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
Melt and stir in a pan over low heat:
1/4 c of coconut oil
1/4 c of butter, or butter substitute if you want a dairy free version
4 T of cocoa. Use a brand that contains 100 % cocoa and nothing else.
In a large mixing bowl beat:
The melted ingredients
2 eggs.Use organic free range eggs if possible.
4 T of unbleached flour. Use rice, coconut, or almond flour to make this pie gluten free.
3/4 c of raw organic sugar
1 tsp.of pure vanilla extract.Use vanilla extract, not vanilla flavoring.
1/8 tsp. of salt
Pour into a 9" greased pie plate.
Sprinkle 1/2 c of coarsely chopped almonds over the top of the pie and press gently into the chocolate layer.
Bake for 25 minutes.
Serve warm topped with fresh whipped cream and chocolate shavings or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.