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My Egg Free Brownies are the fudgiest of gluten free desserts.
Egg Free Brownies
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Servings: 16
Calories: 152 kcal
Author: Gemma Stafford
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup (2oz/57g) almond flour
  • 1/3 cup (1 1/3oz/37g) cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup (4oz/115g) sugar (coconut or brown)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (3oz/85g) chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup (1oz/28g) coconut oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 1/3 cup (2 1/2oz/71g) creamy unsalted almond butter
  • 1/4 cup (1oz/28g) maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 flax eggs: 2 tablespoons ground flax mixed with 5 tablespoons water , mixture needs to sit for 15 minutes
  • 1/3 cup (2oz/57g) chocolate, roughly chopped
Instructions
  1. First, prepare the flax eggs by combining the ground flax with water. Allow sitting for 15 mins while preparing the rest of the batter.
  2. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and line an 8x8 inch square pan with parchment paper.

  3. In a large bowl combine the almond flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt, set aside.
  4. In a medium, microwave-safe bowl, melt the chopped chocolate. Once melted add in the almond butter and stir to combine.

  5. Allow to cool slightly then stir in the coconut oil, then the maple syrup, vanilla and flax eggs and whisk until evenly combined.
  6. Whisk the dry mixture into the wet until just combined (be careful not to over mix). Then fold in the chopped chocolate.
  7. Transfer the batter to the lined baking pan and bake for 20-25 minutes or until just set in the center.
  8. Allow cooling completely to room temp before cutting into squares.
  9. Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 4 days or freeze and thaw for another time.
Recipe Notes

* If you wish to make a paleo version with eggs, use 1 egg plus one egg-yolk at room temp and follow the same directions

Nutrition Facts
Egg Free Brownies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 152 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.