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4.75 from 8 votes

Almond Flour Brownies

These Almond Flour Brownies are a really simple one-bowl recipe which creates incredibly fudgy and intensely chocolatey gluten-free brownies.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 brownies
Calories: 295kcal

Ingredients

  • 200 g dark chocolate 70%, broken into pieces
  • 165 g unsalted butter
  • 300 g caster sugar
  • 150 g almond flour
  • 60 g cocoa powder
  • 3 eggs medium size - 60g with shell, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan assisted oven/ gas mark 4.
  • Line and grease an 8 inch square cake tin.
  • Place the chocolate and unsalted butter in a large glass or metal mixing bowl.
  • Set the mixing bowl over a saucepan of barely simmering water and melt the chocolate and butter.
  • Once melted, removing the mixing bowl from the top of the saucepan and add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Beat well until the batter is thick and smooth.
  • Pour the brownie batter into the prepared cake tin.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove the brownies from the oven and leave to cool in the tin before removing and cutting.

Notes

  • This recipe uses medium eggs (60g each with shell). Although if you only have large eggs then that won’t really be a problem here.
  • If you can’t find almond flour then you can substitute ground almonds or almond meal. The texture will just be a little more nubby.
  • Cooling the brownies in the tin helps the brownies to set properly. I recommend refrigerating the tin of brownies for about 4 hours too which makes the brownies easier to cut.

Ingredient measurements

  • Please note when you see ‘grams’ listed as opposed to ‘millilitres,’ or any other term of measurement, that is not incorrect. I weigh all of my ingredients, including liquids, for accuracy.
  • US customary measurements for the ingredients provided are based on a conversion calculator. This recipe was tested with metric measurements and I recommend using a digital scale to weigh ingredients for the most accurate results. READ MORE >>> Why you should always weigh vs measuring with cups

Nutrition information

Please note that the nutrition information provided below is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use. Please seek a professional nutritionist’s advice for further clarification.
The nutrition serving is for 1 brownie.

Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 161mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2.5mg