Gluten Free Chocolate Brownies


  • 1 cup gluten-free flour blend
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa (not Dutch)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine (melted)
  • Can substitute coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg (Can leave out completely. Brownies will be chewier and still yummy)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup hot water or brewed coffee
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 8-inch square nonstick pan. Stir together gluten-free flour blend, cocoa, baking powder, salt, and xanthan gum. Set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat butter, sugars, egg, and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well combined. With mixer on low speed, add dry ingredients and hot water or coffee. Mix until just blended. Mixture will be somewhat thick. Stir in walnuts, if using. Spread batter in prepared pan with wet spatula.

Bake 20 minutes.

Cool brownies before cutting.

Calories 200; Fat 8g; Protein 2g; Carb 34g; Chol 33mg; Sodium 109mg; Fiber 2g

Yield: 12 servings
Original publish date Oct 1, 2010

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