These tasty and nutritious brownies are easy to make and high in zinc, potassium, magnesium, and selenium.
- 4 bars (1 oz each) unsweetened chocolate for baking, broken into pieces
- 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) softened butter or margarine
- 1/2 cup fructose
- 1/2 cup honey
- 3 eggs, lightly beaten
- 11/2 teaspoons GF vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup GF buckwheat flour
- 1/2 cup rice flour
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Lightly grease a 13x9x2 inch baking pan with straight sides. Heat oven to 350 degrees,
In a large bowl, whisk together rice flour, salt, baking soda and xanthan gum. Set aside.
Place chocolate pieces and butter or margarine in a large microwave bowl. Microwave 1 1/2 to 2 minutes to melt chocolate. Mixture should stir smooth without lumps. Be careful not to overheat.
In a separate bowl, add fructose, honey, eggs and vanilla. Beat well with a wooden spoon or mixer until light. Scrape into bowl with the flour mixture, then add the chocolate mixture. Blend all ingredients, but do not overbeat. Add nuts if you like.
Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until wooden toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool completely in pan then cut into squares. Makes about 24 brownies.