are an extravagance that the gluten-intolerant certainly do
not have to live without! I am not talking about an its
OK, its a little grainy, its good the day you
make it gluten-free brownie, Im talking about the best
brownies that you, your family, your friends have ever tasted
and they are gluten-free!
There are several gluten-free brownie mixes
on the market, but we find these to be typically gluten-free
in taste. Our home made brownies are simple to make and so
much better than any mix, once you and your family try them,
were sure youll never go back to a mix.
As easy as brownies are to make, there are
a few tips that will help to make them even better.
The main ingredient in great brownies is
chocolate. For the best results, use the best possible chocolate
you can get. We prefer Scharffen Bergers chocolate,
although any good quality semi or bittersweet chocolate will
do. (See our article, "Lets
Melt chocolate in a double boiler over simmering
water, slowly. Stir with a rubber spatula while the chocolate
melts and remove it from the heat when the chocolate is almost
melted, stirring off the heat until completely melted.
Dont over mix the batter. Over mixing
will result in a dryer brownie.
Let the brownies cool completely before
cutting into squares.
Make twice as much as you think you want!
The star of our brownie repetoire is our
Decadent Brownies. This recipe is sinfully delicious
and impossible to keep in the house for any length of time.
We think this is the best brownie recipe including all gluten
*We used The Glulten-Free Pantrys
Country French Bread Mix as a straight substitution for flour
in this recipe.
- 3 sticks butter, sliced
- 24 oz. semisweet gf chocolate
- 6 eggs
- 2-1/4 cups sugar
- 1 Tablespoon gf vanilla
- 3/4 cup gf flour
- 3 cups roasted chopped walnuts
- Powdered sugar as needed
Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
Bring a large pan of water to the boil and
reduce the heat to low. Place the butter in a large bowl.
Put the bowl over the hot water but do not allow it to touch
the water. Add the chocolate chips to the butter. Heat the
chocolate until it begins to look glossy. Work the mixture
with a rubber spatula. Remove the bowl from the hot water
when the mixture is about half-way melted. Continue to work
the chocolate while off the heat until smooth and glossy.
n the large bowl, beat the eggs at high
speed until slightly thickened. Gradually add the sugar to
the eggs and beat until the mixture is pale and thick, about
5 minutes. On medium speed, add the cooled chocolate and vanilla
to the eggs.
Reduce the speed to low and gradually add
the flour by spoonfuls. Blend briefly and stir in the nuts.
the batter into a buttered jelly roll pan and distribute it
evenly with a rubber spatula. Place the pan on the middle
rack of the oven. Reduce the heat to 375ºF. Bake for
30 to 40 minutes (for a soft to firm texture) or until a toothpick
comes out clean when inserted in the center. Watch the brownies
carefully towards the end of baking time to avoid burning
Place the baking sheet over a wire rack
to cool the brownies. Sprinkle them generously with powdered
sugar. Cut and serve. Or you may cover the brownies with plastic
wrap and store them overnight. Storing them over night will
result in a more chewy texture.
If youre in a chocolate decadent mood,
youre in the mood for Pecan
Caramel Brownies. These melt-in-your-mouth brownies
fall somewhere between a divine candy and a devilish brownie,
definitely a must try!
Chip Brownies are our answer to the perfect gluten-free
chocolate chip cookie! Close your eyes, take a bite and you
will think you are eating a classic chocolate chip cookie.
Browniies with Applesauce is not as rich as our
other brownies but still very good and wonderful for those
watching calories as well as gluten.
If you dont agree that these brownies
are out-of-this-world, well
well eat more
These recipes are your answer to the glutenphobic.
Give them a taste, then make them beg for more!