These soft and tender dark chocolate brownies are gluten-free and good for you– and they taste great, too!
Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Brownies
I have a confession: I make these brownies for dessert, but I mostly end up eating them for breakfast.
I’m not guilty about it, though, because they are made with such wholesome ingredients! These brownies are so easy to make, and you probably have most of the ingredients already. They’re also gluten-free– that’s not a dietary restriction that I personally require, but it’s a good thing nowadays to have at least a couple of GF recipes at your disposal.
These brownies are a yummy, healthy treat, whether you’re eating them for dessert or dessert-for-breakfast. 🙂
- ½ cup coconut flour
- ½ cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder
- ⅓ cup baking stevia (or granulated sweetener of choice)
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup peanut butter (or nut butter of choice)
- ½ cup almond milk
- ½ cup pure maple syrup
- 2 eggs, whisked*
- ½ cup chocolate chips
- Preheat your oven to 350°.
- Line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the coconut flour, cocoa powder, sweetener, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
- In another bowl, stir the peanut butter, milk, syrup, and whisked eggs together till smooth.
- Pour wet into dry and stir until just combined.
- Spread the mixture evenly into the prepared pan and press the chocolate chips into the top.
- Bake for 22-25 minutes and allow to cool in the fridge, preferably overnight. They'll firm up considerably and taste best the next day.
*for a vegan version, substitute the eggs with 1 flax egg and ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce or pumpkin puree
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- 39 Awesome Things You Never Knew You Needed For Your Kitchen. There are some cute things here, and I really like that apron.
- While I’m talking about aprons: I have two super cute aprons that I love… and never wear. I forget about them until I’ve dumped half a cup of flour on myself. I just never really got into the habit of putting an apron on, which is incredibly stupid, as I’m the world’s messiest baker. Is this a common problem or is it another sign that I’m bad at being an adult?
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- Recipes that caught my eye this week:
– Pumpkin Vegetable Bake – VNutrition
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