Chocolate & Pear Protein Sponge Squares



  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 scoop PhD Woman Natural Chocolate Protein Powder
  • 3 tablespoon stevia
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 50g dark chocolate
  • 3-4 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 2 large pears, chopped


Get baking!

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C and lightly grease a rectangular or square tin and line with greaseproof paper.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the buckwheat flour, almond flour, baking powder, protein powder, stevia and cinnamon in a bowl.
  3. Place the coconut oil in a small pan and break up the chocolate into it. Heat gently to melt, stirring well, then remove from the heat.
  4. Pour into the dry ingredients along with the almond milk, vanilla or almond extract and eggs, until you have a thick, smooth chocolatey batter.
  5. Now fold in the chopped pears, then spoon into your prepared tin. Bake for about 25 minutes, until risen and firm.
  6. Leave in the tin to cool, then cut up into about 9. Remove from the tin and enjoy while still a little warm or keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days.




NUTRITION FACTS (per serving)


Amount per serving

% Daily value

Calories 195 cals
Total fat 10g 15%
Saturated fats 4g 21%
Total carbohydrate 22g 7%
Dietary fibre 4g 16%
Sugars 7g
Protein 8g 16%

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