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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Egg Free, Dairy Free, Grain Free Brownies

This is a wonderful high protein low sugar dessert!

Brownies

1/2 cup + 2 tbsp. water
1/8 tsp. xanthan gum


1/2 tsp baking powder (corn free, gluten free baking powder)
1/2 tsp. baking soda
3 tbsp. coconut flour
1 cup almond/cashew butter
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/2 tsp. liquid stevia (sweet leaf is the best
1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1/3 cup maple syrup 
1/4 cup cacao powder
1-2 drops peppermint essential oil (optional)


  1. With a hand mixer beat water and xanthan gum together until foamy. 
  2. Add vanilla and stevia and beat. Add agave and nut butter and beat well. 
  3. In a separate bowl combine baking powder, baking soda, sea salt, cacao and coconut flour together. 
  4. Add the dry ingredients in and beat for 1-2 minutes until completely smooth. Add in about 1/2 cup of water if batter is too thick (it will probably need the water). 
  5. Spoon a tablespoon at a time of the batter into a greased muffin pan. You should fill batter up half way. 
  6. Put into the the oven at 350 for 5 minutes. Take out and with a spoon smooth surface of each brownie. 
  7. Place back into the oven for about 15 minutes. Check and make sure they are cooked. Let it cool for 10-15 minutes and serve.


Original recipe from the spunky coconut

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