The Best Gluten Free Brownies Ever...Seriously Recipe -
The Best Gluten Free Brownies Ever...Seriously Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

The Best Gluten Free Brownies Ever...Seriously

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"I modified an old family favorite recipe upon going gluten-free. It is easy and super yummy and naughty. If you prefer to use a premade GF flour mix instead of the flours suggested, it will work just as well."

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Original recipe makes 9 large brownies Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x9-inch baking pan.
  2. Toss walnuts and chocolate chips with 1 teaspoon cocoa powder in a bowl until well coated; set aside. Mix tapioca flour, sorghum flour, teff flour, 1/3 cup cocoa powder, xanthan gum, and salt together in a separate bowl.
  3. Beat butter and sugar together in a separate large bowl until creamy. Stir in eggs and vanilla extract. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture until fully incorporated. Fold in nuts and chocolate chips. Spread batter into the prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the top is dry and the edges have started to pull away from the sides of the pan, about 25 minutes.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 25 mins
  • READY IN 45 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 23, 2013

These were delicious! I didn't tell my boys they were gluten-free and they couldn't tell the difference. I made just as stated. The only difference was that I used a pre-blend of gluten-free flour (Pamela's- really good and easy to use). I was curious about no baking soda, but I did not add it and the brownies came out thick and fudgy. The batter looked exactly the same when it came out of the oven as it did when it went in! I will definitely make these again and might add baking soda just to satisfy my curiosity... UPDATE- I did add baking soda the second time I made these. They puffed way up and then fell when they came out of the oven. This time the brownies were much darker and not as dense, much more the texture and color of a box brownie mix. Thanks, Lindsay these are delicious either way!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 13, 2013

I might try it again with some baking soda. Not worth baking as is.


8 Ratings

Oct 10, 2012

Pretty good!... nice and fudge-like. I'm not an experienced gluten-free baker, so I was worried when I saw how sticky and difficult to spread the batter was, but I guess that's typical, because it came out well. I didn't have teff flour but I used brown rice flour instead, and that didn't ruin it, thankfully.

Dec 23, 2013

Absolutely love this recipe! Have a friend that is gluten free and I bake them for her all the time!

Feb 23, 2013

I've made these brownies twice now, and wow! Forget about them being gluten free, these were delicious all on their own! The last time I made these I threw in some gluten free rolled oats, for my own amusement. I really liked the texture of oats vs. nuts, but to each their own.

Jul 07, 2014

I eat gluten free and this was the perfect dessert. These are the best gluten free brownies I've ever had. The middle was really chewy and the brownies were a little too chocolatey for my taste, but that's just me. Other than that, the brownies were delicious!

Jun 22, 2014

Boy, Lindsay is not kidding when she called these brownies 'the best ever'!! I bake gluten-free for my mother who has celiac, but this is the recipe I'm going to use whenever I bake brownies. I followed the recipe except that I used 3/4 cup of 'Cup4Cup' gluten-free flour in place of the three different flours and eliminated the xanthan gum. They were simply DELICIOUS!! Props to Lindsay L.!!

Jan 05, 2014

I was skeptical about this recipe once I had everything mixed together because it was like a solid gooey mass, almost impossible to spread out in the baking pan, but WOW they came out amazing!! They took an extra 15 minutes to cook, but that's somewhat typical for my oven. I placed a few peanut butter cups throughout because my boyfriend was craving them but with or without them, we both agreed these brownies taste incredible... you can't tell they're gluten free at all and they're much better than the gf pre-mixes. Can't wait to make them again, highly recommended!


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  • Calories
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 45.9 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 21.8 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 4.1 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 148 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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