Desserts & Cakes/ Gluten Free/ Paleo/ Vegetarian

Chocolate Brownies..No Flour – All taste

This is one of my favourite finds…easy to make and so yummy to eat.   Gluten free too so you can pretend it’s actually a health food.   The brownies have a very gooey, fudge like texture to them.   This is due to the use of almond butter.  I sometimes use a mix of almond and cashew nut butter.  Both butters are easy to make if you have a food processor and a lot cheaper than buying it in a jar from your health store.


1 1/2 cups of honey

2 eggs

1/2 cup cocoa powder

2 cups almond butter (or cashew nut butter)

1 tblspn of vanilla

100 g of dark chocolate (min 70% cocoa solids), melted.

1/2 tspn of salt

1 tspn of baking soda


  1. Preheat the oven to 160C/325 F.
  2. Blend the almond butter, eggs, honey, baking soda, salt and vanilla.
  3. Add the cocoa powder and melted chocolate and mix thoroughly.
  4. Place the gooey goodness into a baking dish (I use a square pyrex) and spread the mixture flat but evenly distributed.
  5. Bake for 30-40 mins.   Do not let it get too dark.  A toothpick in the middle should come out clean.
  6. Enjoy….lovely warm and delicious cold.

    Photo by Lupita Arrese

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  • Reply
    September 16, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Can this be made using an artificial sweetener, if so how much?

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      September 17, 2012 at 8:10 pm

      Hi, I would think so but would keep it to about a cup. You might want to add an extra egg too, to keep it moist as the honey makes this recipe lovely and gooey!

      • Reply
        September 18, 2012 at 3:57 pm

        Thank you, I’ll report back the results

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    March 21, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    I’m looking for a good chocolatey birthday cake:)

    • Reply
      Angie C
      March 22, 2012 at 1:31 pm

      Try the no flour chocolate cake…easy to make, with about 3 ingredients and is a chocolate delight!

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