Perfect Paleo Brownies (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

If you enjoy cake-like brownies – then these are for you! I’ve been experimenting trying to find a Paleo, gluten-free, vegan brownie that actually rises. Here is the final result!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup vegan butter softened (I use olive oil, soy free Earth Balance)
  • Egg Replacer for 2 eggs (I used 3 teaspoons Ener-G egg replacer and 4 tablespoons warm water) or 2 eggs (if not vegan or allergic)
  • 4 oz chocolate chips (Use Lily’s Baking Chips to make a sugar-free & vegan – they are sweetened with stevia for Paelo Brownies, or Enjoy Life chips to make them vegan, but they won’t be Paleo)
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup maple syrup sugar (I use Coombs Family Farms Maple Sugar from Fresh Thyme)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • ⅔ cup cacao powder
  • 1 ½ cup almond flour (I used Blue Diamond that I bought at Costco)
  • ¼ teaspoon real salt
  • ¼ baking soda

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350, and lightly grease an 8 inch baking pan
  2. Melt butter and chocolate chips in the microwave for 30 seconds. Remove, stir and microwave for 15 seconds. Or, melt them on low heat in a medium sauce pan.
  3. Prepare egg replacer in a glass mixing bowl (3 teaspoons egg replacer and 4 tablespoons warm water). Stir to combine to a nice paste.
  4. In a mixing bowl combine the applesauce, sugars, vanilla, butter / chocolate mixture, cacao, and egg replacer. Beat well to incorporate.IMG_1271.JPG
  5. Spread evenly into greased pan.
  6. Bake for 30 – 35 minutes.
  7. Let cool completelyPaleo Brownie Cover

 

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