The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Avatar Image

Ultimate Grain Free Brownies

5.00 Mitt(s) 2 Rating(s)2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

9

Description

I certainly have nothing against buying a gluten-free brownie mix, but I wanted a brownie recipe that was just as easy and tasty using ingredients that I always have on hand. Now I can make delicious and decadent brownies for that late-night chocolate fix or last minute company without having to run to the store. They are fudgy in the middle with a shiny, crackly top and oh so good!

Ingredients

  • 10 Tablespoons Earth Balance Butter
  • 1-⅓ cup Sugar Or Coconut Palm Sugar
  • ¾ cups Cocoa Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla (gluten Free)
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • 2 whole Eggs
  • ⅓ cups Blanched Almond Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Arrowroot Flour Or Cornstarch
  • ½ cups Chopped Walnuts (optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons Dairy Free Chocolate Chips (optional)

Preparation

1. Place your oven rack in the bottom 1/3 of your oven. Preheat oven to 325ºF.

2. Line an 8 x 8 inch pan with aluminum foil leaving a 2-inch overlay and spray with cooking oil.

3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.

4. Remove from heat. Stir in sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, and salt. Allow to sit 5 minutes to cool off; you don’t want the eggs to cook when you add them.

5. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

6. When mixture is thick and shiny, add the flour and arrowroot and mix well. Stir in nuts (if using).

7. Pour batter into prepared pan and sprinkle the top with chocolate chips.

8. Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out almost clean. Cool in pan on a rack. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Note: you can replace the almond flour and arrowroot with 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon gluten free all-purpose flour.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

2 Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Avatar of Beth

Beth on 1.3.2014

I love this recipe! My husband and kids think it is great too!

Avatar of crazydaisy

crazydaisy on 4.9.2013

I’ve made these several times with great results. Today I substituted coconut oil for the butter and they were delicious. Thank you for sharing a terrific recipe!

Related Recipes

Glazed Nuts
Avatar Image by Trish at GlutenFreeFavoriteRecipes.com in Special Dietary Needs
Glazed nuts are an easy treat to stir up when unexpected...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 5 Level: Easy


Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
Avatar Image by Trish at GlutenFreeFavoriteRecipes.com in Special Dietary Needs
This moist, deep chocolate cake is our go-to birthday and celebration...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 18 Level: Easy


Carrot Coconut Macaroons
Avatar Image by phyllis shustak in Special Dietary Needs
In the spirit of Passover and the upcoming Easter Holiday, I...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 24 Level: Easy


Peanut Butter Brownies with Peanut Butter “Whipped Cream”
Avatar Image by Shelby Thompson in Desserts
These fudgy brownies are healthy, vegan and gluten-free. As if that...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Gluten-Free Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies
Avatar Image by Christina Main (Sweet Lavender Bake Shoppe) in Special Dietary Needs
Slightly cakey, crisp-edged, salty, sweet and gooey chocolate goodness with each...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 30 Level: Easy