Chocolate brownies - gluten free

Chocolate brownies - gluten free

1 review, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 50 minutes

a not-overly-sweet recipe with chocolate nibs and sour cherries


150 grams dark chocolate - gluten free; (up to 200g)
1/2 cup safflower; or rice bran or other light oil
1 cup lightly packed brown sugar; coconut palm sugar
4 large Eggs; (or 4 tsp "no-egg" powder plus a little extra)
1 cup brown rice flour; fine is best
1/2 cup other flours; eg 1/4 cup ea amaranth & quinoa
2 tsp gluten-free baking powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
500 grams pitted sour/morello cherries; or frozen cherries or raspberries (tart is best)
1/4 cup cocoa nibs
1 small tub sour-cherry & apple puree; other fruit puree or juice from the cherries or similar

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



Pre-heat the oven to 180C

Drain the cherries, reserve the liquid

Break the chocolate into pieces & place in saucepan

Heat over medium heat, stirring till just melted

Remove from heat and stir in brown sugar till dissolved

Stir in the oil

Add eggs and mix to a smooth paste

Add flours (triple sifted), baking powder, salt, vanilla and enough puree or reserved juice to get a wet porridgy consistency

Line a baking tray with baking paper

Pour mixture in (mixture should be about 3cm deep)

Push the cherries into the mixture filling every available space!

Bake for 25-35 min (depends on you oven & thickness of mix) till a skewer comes out clean.

Cool and cut into small protions.

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Yummy & not just for gluten-free eaters! You can alter the types of flour you use of course. You can omit the morello cherries but the tartness really makes this desert. [I posted this recipe.]
Lydbootsie 6y ago

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