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Gluten Free Fudgy Brownies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups Caster Sugar
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 3/4 cup very good quality cocoa powder
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 21/2 tablespoons coconut oil melted but not hot
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 packets of M&M's or Astros

For the Fudgy frosting:

  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup of Almond Milk
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 175 °C and line a 20cmx20cm pan with baking paper. You need two bowls for this recipe. 
  • In one bowl stir together the sugar, flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Set aside
  • In the second bowl, stir together the melted coconut oil, vanilla and eggs. Stir until combined. 
  • Add the dry mixture to the wet and stir until combined, ensuring not to overmix
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 16-20 minutes or until the brownies appear set in the middle, with a little bit of a gooey appearance 
  • Let the brownies cool completely in the pan and then prepare the frosting
  • In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, mix together all the frosting ingredients and stir until melted and completely smooth
  • Let cool for about 20 minutes and then pour over the brownies.
  • Then sprinkle one type of M&M’s on one side and the other type on the other side.
  • Place the pan in the refrigerator and chill for 1-2 hours or until the frosting is firm and cut into squares