BROWNIES (naturally gluten free)


This may just be the best brownies I’ve ever had. If you’re looking for simple gooey but fudgy but also somehow melt in the mouth along side a crackly top and a rich chocolate flavour brownie, then you’ve come to the right place.

That may not be exactly what you’d specify if you were searching for a brownie recipe but if you read that back to yourself im sure you’ll see that its exactly what you want. if it isn;t then who are you!? Please tell me you’re not one of those people who likes cakey brownies? I mean i can appreciate cake as a separate entity, but that property is not something i look for in a brownie.

Just had to put it out there.


These are also gluten free! I by no means avoid gluten (whether i should or shouldn’t isn’t a question i ask myself because PASTA; also pizza.) However, i would never overlook a recipe just because it is gluten free. I could be missing out on a world of enjoyment! The only time a classic recipe like brownies isn’t that great is when its trying to be something its not.
For example ,avocados in brownies to make them gluten free? I don’t know what you’re trying to do there? I could wrong but if you set your expectations on an avocado brownie to taste like a regular brownie, you’re just setting yourself up for disappointment. It could be good as a weird chocolate avocado thing (maybe). But as a brownie? Nah.

Aside from all that ramble, these brownies pretty much just use cornflour(starch?) in place of regular flour, which yields a much fudgier, and overall gooier texture. You can kinda overcook these brownies a little and you’ll still be safe. Yay for being able to mess up! Personally, if i have to bake anything for more than 20 minutes, there’s a very high chance i will forget about them and not her the bell telling me they’re finished. I’m always zoning out and it’s probably not safe but hey.


Anyway, BROWNIES. probably one of my favourite things.


Makes: 9 (kinda big)
300g/10oz chocolate (i usually go half dark half milk)
90g/6T butter
75g/6T light soft brown sugar
75g /6Tgranulated white sugar
3 medium eggs
1tsp vanilla extract
pinch of instant coffee powder
25g/3T cocoa
40g/packed 1/3cup cornflour
1/2tsp salt
pre-heat your oven to gas mark 4/180°C
chop up the butter and place in a medium sauce pan or microwave safe bowl.
break or chop up your chocolate and add to the butter.
on a medium heat in the saucepan, melt the chocolate and butter, stirring always until they are combined and silky (or microwave 2 minutes
and stir thoroughly if using a bowl).
add the sugar into the melted chocolate and butter and stir until smooth (the excess heat should dissolve the sugar a little)
stir in the vanilla.
in a small bowl, whisk together all the leftover (dry) ingredients.
chuck the dry into the wet ingredients and stir until just combined (no lumps though)
bake for 20-25 minutes – a skewer test should come out moist (maybe a little mix) but not too wet.
let cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.

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