Have you been searching for a brownie recipe that is not only delicious but also suits your dietary needs? Look no further! I have a treat for you in the form of gluten-free, egg-free, and dairy-free brownies.
There’s nothing quite like sinking your teeth into a fudgy brownie that’s moist, rich, and perfectly sweet. But for those who avoid gluten and dairy, finding the right recipe can be a challenge. These brownies cater to those who have food allergies, intolerances, or simply prefer a healthier alternative.
These gluten-free, egg-free, and dairy-free brownies are made with natural ingredients that are free from processed sugars and harmful preservatives. The recipe not only includes flaxseed powder as an egg substitute but also incorporates coconut oil instead of butter. And if you’re feeling adventurous, you can switch up the flour to rice flour or almond flour for a different texture.
But don’t worry; just because these brownies are good for you doesn’t mean they’ll lack in flavor. In fact, they’re so decadent and tasty that even non-vegans will be devouring them.
Whether it’s for yourself or a friend on their dietary journey, these fudgy vegan gluten-free brownies will not disappoint!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
Are you on the hunt for a delicious, fudgy gluten-free and vegan brownie? Look no further, because this recipe will certainly be your new go-to when it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth cravings without compromising healthiness. These brownies are not only gluten-free, egg-free and dairy-free, but they are also incredibly easy to make.
One of the things I love about this recipe is that it is incredibly versatile. You can substitute certain ingredients depending on what you have in your pantry or what suits your dietary preferences – whether you prefer soy milk for soymilk or coconut oil for margarine or even flax eggs for eggs! The options are endless and it still tastes absolutely amazing!
The secret to the texture of these brownies is the combination of gluten-free flour, cocoa powder, and xanthan gum which makes them delightfully moist and chewy. Additionally, they are sweetened with granulated sugar and coconut sugar and enhanced with vanilla extract. You’ll be amazed at how delicious they taste even though they don’t contain traditional brownie ingredients like eggs.
These brownies are allergy-friendly too – nut-free, seed-free, and low FODMAP. Plus, you won’t feel guilty indulging in them because they don’t contain any refined sugars or artificial ingredients like typical packaged brownie mixes do.
Lastly, the best thing about these brownies is that they only require a few simple steps to make; no fussing with tricky techniques here! Whether you’re looking for an easy dessert to impress friends at a gathering or just want a sweet bite during your own downtime, these brownies will easily become your go-to recipe.
Trust me – once you try these addictively good chocolate treats, there’s no going back to store-bought brownies again!
Here’s what you’ll need to make these heavenly gluten-free, egg-free brownies:
- 1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour: You can use an all-purpose gluten-free flour blend or a mixture of rice flour, almond flour, and coconut flour.
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar or coconut sugar: For a refined-sugar free option, use maple syrup or honey.
- 3/4 cup cocoa powder: Use natural unsweetened cocoa powder for the best flavor.
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp xanthan gum: This is a key ingredient that helps the brownies hold shape without gluten.
- 1/2 cup coconut oil or vegan butter melted
- 1 cup soymilk or any non-dairy milk
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Make flax eggs with 2 Tbsp flaxseed meal + 6 Tbsp water. Let sit for 10 minutes before using in the recipe.
- Mix together 1 heaping tablespoon of applesauce with 2 teaspoons baking powder. This option makes brownies super fudgy.
Pro Tip: Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All Purpose Flour is the perfect choice for this recipe!
The Recipe How-To
Now, let’s dive into the recipe how-to for these delicious gluten-free, egg-free brownies. You won’t believe how easy they are to make!
- 1½ cups gluten-free flour
- 1 cup cocoa powder
- 2 tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp baking soda
- 4 tsp xanthan gum
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- ¾ cup coconut sugar
- 1 cup coconut oil or vegan butter, melted
- 1 cup unsweetened soymilk or other non-dairy milk
- 2 tbsp ground flaxseed meal mixed with 6 tbsp water to make flax eggs or egg replacer
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the gluten-free flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, xanthan gum, baking soda and salt.
- In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the granulated sugar, coconut sugar, melted coconut oil or vegan butter, and vanilla extract until combined. Add the flax eggs or egg replacer and whisk again until fully combined.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well. Stir in the unsweetened soymilk or other non-dairy milk.
- Pour the batter into an 8×8 inch baking dish lined with parchment paper.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the brownies comes out clean.
- Let the brownies cool before cutting and serving.
These fudgy vegan gluten-free brownies are so decadent and delicious, everyone will love them! Make sure to follow the instructions carefully for the best results.
Substitutions and Variations
Who says you need to stick to the exact ingredients listed in a recipe? Mix it up a little and try out some substitutions to customize this gluten-free, egg-free brownie recipe to your liking. Here are some ideas for swapping out ingredients:
– Flour: Instead of using gluten-free flour, try almond flour, coconut flour, or rice flour. Each type of flour will give the brownies a unique flavor and texture.
– Sugar: Use coconut sugar or maple syrup instead of granulated sugar to make this recipe refined-sugar free. If you’re looking for a lower carb option, try monk fruit sweetener or erythritol instead.
– Oil: You can substitute melted coconut oil for margarine or vegan butter. Nut or seed oils like sunflower or pumpkin seed oil would also work great.
– Milk: Swap out the soymilk for almond milk, oat milk, or any other non-dairy milk of your choice.
– Eggs: Instead of making flax eggs, try using chia seeds or store-bought egg replacers. These will help bind the brownies together and give them a fudgy texture.
– Add-ins: Stir in some chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or dried fruit for an extra burst of flavor.
Remember that substituting ingredients can affect the final product of the brownies. So be sure to experiment with substitutions slowly until you find the perfect recipe customized just for you!
Serving and Pairing
Once you have made and baked your delicious gluten-free, egg-free brownies, it is time to serve them up on a plate and enjoy every bite. You can share with others or keep them for yourself (no judgment here).
These brownies are perfect for any occasion. They make a great dessert for a dinner party or a treat to bring to a potluck. They are also perfect for those who are on a dietary restriction, as they fulfill gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan requirements.
To enhance the flavors of your brownies, you can pair them with a variety of beverages such as almond milk, soy milk or your favorite type of tea or coffee.
If you’re feeling extra indulgent, try serving the brownies slightly warmed up with a scoop of vegan ice cream or whipped coconut cream. The heat from the brownie will melt the ice cream to create an incredibly decadent dessert experience that satisfies any sweet tooth craving.
In summary, this recipe provides with the perfect fudgy brownies that can be paired with any beverage of choice and eaten as dessert or just for fun snacking.
Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating
Now that you’ve successfully prepared these delectable gluten-free, egg-free brownies, you might be wondering about storing and reheating them to enjoy a fudgy chocolate treat anytime you want. The good news is that these brownies can be stored for up to a week if stored properly in an airtight container at room temperature.
If you’re planning to make these brownies ahead of time, you can easily freeze them as well. Allow them to cool completely before wrapping each piece individually in cling wrap and storing it in a freezer-safe container or bag. To thaw, leave them at room temperature for an hour or two before serving.
Reheating your brownies also couldn’t be easier. You can reheat them in the microwave for 10-15 seconds for a warm, gooey center or in the oven for 5-10 minutes at 300°F. Just be careful not to overheat them, or they will become dry and lose their fudgy texture.
As with any baked goods, the key to maintaining their freshness and flavor is proper storage. These gluten-free, egg-free brownies will taste best when consumed within the first few days of baking them. If you’re making a batch for a gathering or event, we recommend sealing them tightly in an airtight container or wrapping them individually in plastic wrap to help prevent moisture and oxidation.
With this recipe on hand, you’ll never have to miss out on your favorite dessert just because you have dietary restrictions or food allergies. Whip up a batch of these vegan gluten-free chocolate goodies today and enjoy them whenever the mood strikes!
Tips for Perfect Results
Here are my top tips for making these gluten-free, egg-free brownies turn out perfectly every time:
1. Use high-quality ingredients: To get the best flavor in your brownies, make sure you’re using high-quality ingredients like premium cocoa powder, organic vanilla extract, and fresh granulated sugar.
2. Don’t overmix your batter: When you’re mixing together your dry and wet ingredients, be sure to only mix until the batter is just combined. Overmixing can lead to tough and dry brownies.
3. Use parchment paper for easy clean-up: Before pouring your batter into the baking dish, line it with parchment paper to make clean-up a breeze. The brownies will also slide out more easily once they’ve baked.
4. Add toppings for extra flavor: While these brownies are delicious on their own, you can take them to the next level by adding toppings like chopped nuts or dairy-free chocolate chips.
5. Let the brownies cool completely before cutting: It can be tempting to dig into warm brownies right out of the oven, but they’ll be much easier to cut into neat squares once they’ve cooled down completely.
6. Chill the brownies for a fudgier texture: If you prefer your brownies extra fudgy, pop them in the fridge for an hour or so before cutting and serving.
7. Freeze extras for later: These brownies freeze well and are perfect for when you need a quick dessert or snack. Just wrap them tightly in foil or plastic wrap and store them in an airtight container in the freezer.
By following these tips, you’ll ensure that every batch of these gluten-free, egg-free brownies turns out perfectly fudgy, chocolatey, and delicious!
Now that you have learned how to create delicious gluten-free and egg-free brownies, you may still have a few lingering questions. Don’t worry, in this section I’ll answer some of the most commonly asked questions about this recipe. So, let’s dive into the FAQ section!
How will brownies turn out without eggs?
If you’re wondering whether it’s possible to make brownies without the use of eggs, the answer is yes, it is achievable. However, you should be aware that the lack of eggs in the recipe may result in baked goods that are less fluffy and have less volume. Instead of eggs, you can substitute the moisture with milk or other ingredients like mashed bananas or applesauce to achieve a similar texture in your brownies. One thing to keep in mind is that the final product will be slightly thinner compared to the regular ones.
Is there a brownie mix without eggs?
One widely known brand for egg replacer is Ener-G, which can easily be found at grocery stores or online. It’s sold in either small packets or as an ingredient bag. By using this product, the brownies will rise nicely in the oven due to the leavening agents. Simply mix the egg replacer with the rest of the ingredients to form a batter resembling regular brownie batter.
What does less egg do to brownies?
Eggs serve an important purpose in brownie recipes. These versatile ingredients help to add moisture and air to the mixture, thereby ensuring the perfect texture that we all love in our favorite dessert. Without eggs, brownies can be crumbly and dry, which is definitely not what we want!
Is Betty Crocker gluten free brownie mix vegan?
The brownie mixes from Betty Crocker, which include triple chocolate chunk, gluten-free chocolate and salted caramel flavors, are not suitable for those following a vegan diet. This is because the mixes contain milk as an ingredient.
In conclusion, these gluten-free and egg-free brownies are sure to become your new favorite dessert. Not only are they delicious, but they are also healthier than most store-bought brownies. With a focus on organic and dairy-free ingredients, these brownies offer an allergy-friendly option that everyone can enjoy.
Whether you have celiac disease, gluten intolerance or simply want to eat a healthier diet, these brownies will satisfy your sweet tooth without sacrificing taste. Plus, with the versatility of the recipe and substitution options available, you can customize these brownies to fit your preferences and dietary needs.
So go ahead and indulge in these fudgy vegan gluten-free brownies – your taste buds (and your body) will thank you!
Gluten Free, Egg Free Brownies Recipe
- 1/4 cup margarine, melted
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 3/4 cup rice flour (I used a mix of glutenous and plain)
- 1/2 teaspoon gluten free baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup soymilk
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Melt margerine.
- Mix dry ingredients togther.
- Add wet ingredients and stir until well blended.
- Put in a greased 9X9 pan.
- Bake for 15-20 min, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
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