Gluten Free Brownies
I love brownies – they are too hard to resist. I know I know – I have already shared my Ultimate Brownie recipe with you all earlier. But this one is special because this is gluten- free and yet so rich and fudgy. Trust me you cannot miss making this. I had the perfect recipe for brownies that’s been a crowd pleaser but missed one that I could use for the gluten intolerant friends for my dinners or get together. I was looking for a recipe that would serve and satisfy all and not compromise on the taste or texture. I have tried the flourless versions of brownies before but never achieved the same shiny crackly top. But this recipe below is a winner. An absolute Winner – hands down!
The secret is cornstarch. I loved how these turned out. This gluten free or flourless brownie is definitely a keeper in my repertoire.
Try it to believe it – this is chocolatey, rich, fudgy and has that perfect shiny and chewy crackly top.
330g semisweet chocolate chips
80g or 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
180g or 3/4 cup sugar
40 g or 1/3 cup cornstarch
30 g or 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3 large eggs
80g or 1 cup chopped walnuts
- Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
- Lightly butter an 10-inch square baking pan or a rectangular pan and line with parchment paper, leaving a 2-inch overhang on all sides. This makes it easy to lift the brownie once baked.
- Sift together cornstarch, cocoa powder, and salt.
- In a large microwave-safe bowl, microwave butter and chocolate in 30-second increments, stirring each time, until melted and smooth, about 2 minutes.
- Stir in sugar and vanilla extract in the chocolate.
- Stir in eggs, one at a time, until well combined.
- Add cornstarch mixture and stir vigorously until mixture is smooth. Mix in the walnuts at this point of time.
- Pour batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top.
- Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out with a few moist crumbs attached, about 35 minutes at 170 degrees C.
- Let cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
- Using paper overhang, lift the brownie out of pan and cut into squares.
- Enjoy! 🙂
Do give this a try and let me know how it turns out. If you send me a pic of your creation; I shall include it in the Reader’s testimonial Album on my facebook page. So get to baking right away!
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