White Chocolate, Lemon and Coconut Blondies

These blondies have a delicate and subtle flavour and it’s taken me three attempts to get them right:-)  They’ve been tried and tested at work and meetings and finally been given the thumbs up:-)  They’re just 1 point each on No Count.  If following WW Flex, divide them into 10 pieces and they will be 1 point each or 2 for 3 points.

 

Ingredients (makes 8):

  • 50g ready oats (eg: Asda Ready Oats/Ready Brek)
  • 10g self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp sukrin gold (or other sweetener)
  • 1 banana, pureed
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 100g fat free natural yoghurt
  • 2tsp vanilla extract
  • a pinch of salt
  • 15g white chocolate chips
  • the zest and juice of two lemons (save some of the zest to sprinkle over the top)
  • 13g of dessicated coconut

Method

  1. Mix the egg yolks, lemon zest and juice, banana, vanilla, sukrin and yoghurt.
  2. Lightly whisk the egg white and fold in.
  3. Add the oats, flour, coconut, baking powder and salt and mix well.
  4. Reserve appx 1/2 of the white chocolate chips until the end and add the other 1/2 into the mix.
  5. Pour into a greaseproof papered brownie tin, add the rest of the white chocolate to the top and sprinkle over the remaining lemon zest.
  6. Bake on 180C for 20 mins. (Check that a skewer comes out clean.)
  7. Allow to cool in the brownie tin before putting on a cooling rack.
  8. Cut into portions and enjoy!

I’ve also made this recipe and added blueberries which is a great alternative!

 

12 thoughts on “White Chocolate, Lemon and Coconut Blondies”

  1. These are on my list to make this weekend. Also, this is the first time I’ve come on the site via my PC (i’m at work) and not my tablet or phone and the images are making me more hungry than usual. 🙂

    1. Hi Yvonne 🤗💕 You’re in for a treat this weekend 👌🏻💕 I know what you mean about the images making you feel hungrier than usual: you’ve got me wanting one of these now 😍 Enjoy the rest of your day, (hope your legs are ok today) 💕💕 Helen xxxxxx

  2. Absolutely gorgeous! I have just eaten my first piece hot, like a pudding and it was delicious. I’m thinking of freezing a couple of pieces and seeing what they’re like eaten from frozen.

    1. Hi Andria, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed these:-) They should be OK frozen, but I’d love to know what you think when you’ve tried it. Hope you have a fab week ahead, Helen xxxxxx

      1. It was lovely frozen. I discovered frozen brownie when I was given a batch of homemade brownies and I froze some to stop me from eating them all. One day, I was so desperate for one, that I ate it from frozen and unfortunately discovered that I liked them even more!

        1. Thanks for letting me know Andria, I’ll freeze some if I have any left over next time I make them. 👌🏻💕 I’m really tempted to try one from frozen now 😁👍🏻💕 Helen xxxxxx

  3. Hi. That does sound nice but what can I substitute the dessicated coconut with (hubby hates it !) or will it still work if just left out please. Thanks.

    1. Hi Anne, instead of the coconut, you could double the amount of white choc chips and add some blueberries. That would make your blondies the same number of points. Hope you and hubby enjoy them:-) Helen xxxx

      1. Thanks Helen. Well I made them, had 1 hot immediately then 3 with custard for tea – what a pig 😂 they were delicious – good job I’d had a low point day up to that point !!
        Thank you so much. Xx

        1. Oh Anne, I can just imagine you enjoying them: and they sound great with custard. 😋💕 Wait until you see the next recipe out on Sunday. Make sure you have friends round before you make them 👍🏻😁💕💕 Enjoy the rest of your week, Helen xxxxx

  4. These sound fab Helen- what a lovely flavour combination!! I’ll defonitely be giving this a go- I love lemon and I love coconut! I hope you try the new recipe soon- I’m going to see what it’s like using cannelini beans with some of my other recipes instead of the banana. The only difference I found was that I needed a lot more sweetener with the beans, because the banana adds natural sweetness which I prefer.

    1. Hi Mands, I’m glad you like the sound of these – it is a lovely combination. I’ve reduced the amount of banana used as it did overpower the other flavours to begin with, but it didn’t work as well without any at all. I’m trying your new recipe today:-) It should be out on the website next weekend:-) I’m going to take some into work tomorrow so that I’m not tempted to eat them all. Hope you have a lovely day, Helen xxxxxx

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