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Gluten-Free Brownies

by | August 21, 2016

Gluten-Free Brownies

Time: 1 hour
Servings: 16


Brownie ingredients:

  • ½ cup butter or Earth Balance buttery spread
  • 2/3-3/4 cup Maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup gluten free brown rice flour or almond flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • a handful or so of cut walnut pieces (optional)

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


 – 25 min

Cook – 
35 min

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8-inch square pan.
  • In a large saucepan, melt 1/2 cup of butter. Remove from heat, and stir in maple syrup, eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat in 1/3 cup cocoa, 1/2 cup flour, and baking powder. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • To Make Frosting: Combine 3 tablespoons softened butter, 3 tablespoons cocoa, honey and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Stir until smooth. Frost brownies while they are still warm.

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About the Author

Bojana Jankovic Weatherly, MD

Bojana Jankovic Weatherly, MD

Dr. Bojana (Boy•ana) Jankovic Weatherly is an award winning physician, double board certified in internal and integrative medicine. After completing internal medicine residency, she did a fellowship in integrative medicine, trained in functional medicine, nutrition and mindfulness. Her approach is rooted in evidence-based medicine that is personalized to each individual she works with.

1 Comment

  1. Cid Stoll

    Can’t wait to try this! I’m a sucker for anything with maple syrup. I might try adapting as a “blondie” as well … have you ever tried a non-chocolate version? Thanks for posting this.


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