~ marthastewart ~


1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil,plus more for brushing
1/3 cup light-brown sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2/3 cup almond flour
8 ounces dark chocolate (at least 70 percent cacao),chopped
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush an 8-inch square baking pan with oil. Line with parchment, leaving overhang. Brush parchment with oil. Melt half of chocolate in a heatproof bowl; whisk in oil, sugar, and syrup. Remove from heat. Whisk in eggs, one at a time, then cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Fold in flour and remaining chocolate. Pour batter into prepared pan; sprinkle with walnuts. Bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack. To serve, cut into 2-inch squares.

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