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Dark Chocolate Almond Brownies

These gluten-free, fudge-like brownies are rich in chocolate flavor and sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 9
Author Liz

Ingredients

  • 150 g. dark chocolate roughly chopped
  • 8 Tbs. 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla paste
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. light brown sugar
  • 3/4 c. almond meal
  • 1/4 c. cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • confectioners' sugar for dusting (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 8x8 inch baking pan or pyrex dish with parchment paper and set aside.

  2. In a double broiler, melt chocolate, butter and vanilla, stirring until smooth.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk eggs until foamy. Continue whisking and gradually add brown sugar, until sugar is incorporated.
  4. In a separate, smaller bowl, whisk together almond meal, cocoa powder, salt, and baking powder. Set aside.
  5. When chocolate and butter are melted, slowly add to eggs-sugar mixture, continuously whisking. Add dry ingredients, a little bit at a time, whisking to incorporate.
  6. Pour mixture into prepared pan and bake 30-40 minutes, until a toothpick or knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Serve warm or at room temperature (the longer it sits, the cleaner the edges are when you cut). Dust with confectioners' sugar, if desired.

Recipe Notes

This recipe may be doubled and cooked in a 9x11 inch pan. The cooking time was about the same - maybe a tad longer. Just be sure to use a toothpick to confirm the center is cooked.