Fudgy Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies

The ultimate chocolate gluten free brownies… totally rich & fudgy! This one-bowl wonder takes less than 10 minutes to prepare & is a chocoholics dream!

Gluten free chocolate brownies

You guys know how much I love my brownies, right?? A whole heck of a LOTTTTT!!! And surprisingly, my favourite type of brownies are gluten-free brownies. They’re the richest, fudgy-est brownies EVER!!

Dark chocolate brownies being sliced on a chopping board

It doesn’t matter if you don’t usually eat gluten-free foods (I don’t!), these are still the absolute best brownies in the world. Hands down.

Squares of dark chocolate and almond meal chocolate brownies

Gluten Free Brownies – the 2 must-have ingredients!

And what makes these Fudgy Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies so darn good? They’re made with dark chocolate (a higher quality chocolate will result in a better brownie) and almond meal. The almond meal keeps these brownies dense and delicious… while still giving them that gorgeous flakey top.

Moist and dense gluten free brownies

One Bowl Brownie Recipe

These Fudgy Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies are the easiest things ever to make. All you need is 1 bowl, 10 minutes and your prep is totally done! The hardest part of cooking these brownies is waiting for them to come out of the oven.

Chocolate brownies made with one bowl

How long can brownies be stored for?

Once they’re cooked and cooled, you can store the brownies in an airtight container for up to 5 days (they sooooo won’t last anywhere near that long!). You can serve them all on their own (my favourite way), with a little shake of icing sugar, some fresh berries and cream, or a big scoop of ice-cream. All totally delicious options!

Gluten free brownies on a cake stand made from almond meal and dark chocolate

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And while we’re chatting all things gluten-free and yummy, here’s a few more of my fave recipes:

Chocolate brownies with a fork ready to eat

And so there you have it… the perfect Fudgy Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies (that even non-gluten-free peeps will LOVE!!!).

A gluten free chocolate brownie being eaten off a fork.

Mmmm…. get. in. my. belly!!!!

A half eaten piece of brownie with a flakey top and a dense filling.

The ultimate chocolate gluten free brownies... totally rich & fudgy! This one-bowl wonder takes less than 10 minutes to prepare & is a chocoholics dream!

Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies

The ultimate chocolate gluten free brownies... rich, fudgy and totally delicious! This one-bowl recipe takes less than 10 minutes to prepare & is a chocoholics dream! #glutenfree #gluten #free #chocolate #brownie #recipe #thermomix #conventional #dessert
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Course: Brownies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free brownies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 16 slices
Calories: 217kcal

Ingredients

  • 125 g dark chocolate see notes
  • 125 g butter unsalted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 110 g almond meal see notes
  • 3 eggs
  • 250 g (1 1/2 cups) brown sugar
  • 30 g (1/4 cup) cocoa powder

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease and line a 20cm square baking tin with baking paper and set aside. 
  • Melt the dark chocolate and butter in a microwave-safe bowl on 50% power, 3-4 minutes (stirring every 30 seconds) or until melted. 
  • Add the vanilla extract, salt, almond meal, eggs, brown sugar and cocoa powder and mix together until well combined. 
  • Pour into the prepared baking tin and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a crust has formed on the top and the brownie feels slightly firm (do not overcook). 
  • Allow to cool completely in the tin before turning out and cutting into slices. 
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days (or freeze for up to 3 months). 

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease and line a 20cm square baking tin with baking paper and set aside. 
  • Melt the dark chocolate and butter in the Thermomix for 3 minutes, Speed 2, 80 degrees. 
  • Add the vanilla extract, salt, almond meal, eggs, brown sugar and cocoa powder and mix together on Speed 5, 10 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 10 seconds. 
  • Pour into the prepared baking tin and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a crust has formed on the top and the brownie feels slightly firm (do not overcook). 
  • Allow to cool completely in the tin before turning out and cutting into slices. 
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days (or freeze for up to 3 months). 

Notes

RECIPE NOTES & TIPS
Type of chocolate - The better the quality chocolate, the better your brownies will be! Use good quality dark cooking chocolate in this recipe.
Equipment - You can use either a microwave, Thermomix or stove-top to melt the butter and chocolate.
Almond meal - is the same as ground almonds. You can either buy almond meal from the supermarket or make your own by finely crushing almonds in a Thermomix or food processor.
Almond meal vs almond flour - Almond flour has a finer texture than almond meal. Almond meal is made from raw unpeeled almonds, whereas almond flour is made from peeled and blanched almonds. Almond meal is preferable to use in this recipe.
Baking - Don’t be tempted to over-bake the brownies… a deliciously dense brownie is what we want! The brownie is cooked when the top is flakey and a skewer inserted into the middle comes up with a few dense crumbs/smudges on it.
Storing - Once the brownies have cooked and cooled, you can store them in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
Freezing - These brownies can be frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.7mg
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A gluten free brownie on a chopping board with measuring cups

A flakey topped chocolate brownie sitting on a white cake stand

Squares of chocolate brownies just out of the oven.

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10 thoughts on “Fudgy Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies”

  1. Barbara says:

    Ca you please tell me if IALL dark chocolate Is GLUTEN FREE?

    1. Lucy says:

      Hi Barbara, it depends on the brand you use – generally a really high quality dark chocolate will be gluten-free but just check the packaging to be sure. xx

  2. Georgia Hore says:

    5 stars
    Amazing and fudgy! Best brownie recipe 🙂

    1. Lucy says:

      Thank you so much!!

  3. Zena says:

    Hey, these are so amazing but I was just wondering if you used 70% dark chocolate or 45% dark chocolate for these?

    1. Lucy says:

      Hi Zena, I generally use Nestle or Cadbury baking chocolate (from the baking section of the supermarket). You can use whatever % you like though!

  4. lauretta says:

    Would you be able to make this Dairy free with Bournville chocolate and Stork?

    1. Lucy says:

      Hi Lauretta, I haven’t tried that yet myself sorry!

  5. Jo says:

    HI Lucy, these sound good! Could I use quinoa flour instead of almond meal? Thanks!

    1. Lucy says:

      Hi Jo, hmm I haven’t tried that sorry! I think it would change the flavour quite a bit though?

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