This gluten free brown butter brownies recipe is so good that you can’t tell it’s Gluten Free! This easy recipe is the ultimate brownie recipe with crispy edges and a rich fudgy middle.
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There is nothing better than chewy brownies, a tall glass of milk, and a good book. Fight me on that one. This is a gluten free household,but we love a delicious dessert. I’ve had to work extra hard to perfect a gluten free brownie recipe. We’ve tried gluten free brownie mix, recipes from the internet, and suggestions from friends. Finally, I just had to get in the kitchen and spend a lot of happy baking time perfecting this recipe.
Friends..these are the best brownies ever. They have the perfect chocolate flavor, they have a fudgy texture, a crackly top, and an additional nutty flavor from the browned butter, and the perfect chocolate flavor.
So I’m going to share with you my brown butter brownie recipe..and yes it’s gluten-free
What ingredients are in gluten-free brown butter brownies?
milk chocolate ( can can of course sub dark chocolate chips if you want)
large eggs, brought to room temperature
light brown sugar
Gluten-Free flour, scooped and leveled
How do you make Gluten free Brown butter brownies?
The whole process is easy!
1.In a large bowl, beat eggs and brown sugar 4-5 mins until lighter in color and fluffy. You can use an electric mixer
2 Add in the cooled brown butter and melted chocolate.
3 Use a rubber spatula to fold it in and bring it together.
4 Once fully incorporated, add in the vanilla, gluten free all purpose flour and walnuts. ( reserve some walnuts for the top)
5 Pour into a prepared pan lined with parchment paper and bake.
6. Allow your brownies to cool completely ( 2-3 hours at room temperature) before cutting with a sharp knife.
Note: the whole recipe, including the ingredient quantities, can be found at the bottom of this page – just scroll down to the bottom,
How do you brown butter?
So how do you make the browned butter? It’s easy!
Add the butter to a medium saucepan and cook it on medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes and stir frequently
The butter will melt, bubble, foam, and turn a deep amber.
There will be brown specs, it’s okay. I opted to strain them out, but you don’t have to if it’s minimal.
Once the butter is browned, pour into a separate bowl and allow to cool for 10-15 mins.
How to get fudgy brownies..not cakey ones
Brownies should be chewy, gooey, and all the good things. Not cakey. Here are a few tips to make sure you get good results and make these gluten-free brownies just the way you want them.
1. DO NOT OVERBAKE.
2. Do NOT go off script and add anything like baking soda or baking powder
3. Make sure that you measure all of your ingredients when adding them to your brownie batter. Too much flour or not enough butter will doom your brownies.
Follow my advice friends are you will soon bite into the perfect brownie. I promise.
How to store your brownies
The brown butter brownies keep well in an airtight container in a cool dry place for 3-4 days.( if they last that long!)
Hopefully you enjoy this recipe for the best gluten free brown butter brownie just as much as I did.
Looking for other gluten free sweets?
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- 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
- 8 oz (2 cups) milk chocolate
- 3 large eggs, brought to room temperature
- (1 cup) light brown sugar
- 1 cup Gluten Free All Purpose flour, scooped and leveled
- 1 cup walnuts
Preheat the oven to 325
Place the eggs in a bowl of warm water to bring them to room
temperature (about 5-7 mins)
Add the butter to a saucepan and cook it on medium-high heat
The butter will melt, bubble, foam and turn amber.
There will be brown specs, it's okay. I opted to strain them
out, but you don't have too if its minimal.
Once the butter is browned, pour into a bowl and allow to
cool 10-15 mins.
Line or spray a 8*8 or 9*9 pan and set it aside
Melt the chocolate over a double boiler or in the microwave
in increments of 30 secs (as to not burn it)
Once melted, set to the side and let cool.
In a large bowl, beat eggs and brown sugar 4-5 mins until
lighter in color and fluffy.
Add in the brown butter and chocolate.
Use a rubber spatula to fold it in and bring it together.
Once fully incorporated, add in the vanilla, flour and
Pour into prepared pan and bake for 40 mins (for a
fudge-like brownie) or longer (50) for a more cake like brownie.