Double Chocolate Brownies

dessert recipes
Serves: 12
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 20-25 minutes

Balance is essential when it comes to your diet, following a low FODMAP diet should not limit your ability to enjoy a sweet treat every so often. These brownies are perfect for an afternoon treat with a cup of tea or a delish dessert after dinner. They are simple enough to whip up and serve at any occasion. Serve these delectable brownies with a dollop of cream & some fresh strawberries.

 
ingredients

½ cup gluten-free flour

64 g 2.3 oz

½ cup rolled oats

60 g 2.1 oz

½ tsp xanthan gum

2 g 0.07 oz

¼ tsp baking powder

1.5 g 0.05 oz

⅓ cup cocoa powder

35 g 1.2 oz

⅔ cup caster sugar

135 g 4.8 oz

2 eggs, lightly beaten

117 g 4.1 oz

Butter, melted

75 g 2.7 oz

¼ cup plain greek yoghurt (lactose-free if required)

67 g 2.4 oz

1tsp vanilla essence

5 g 0.2 oz

¼ cup dark chocolate chips

45 g 1.6 oz

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°C. Line a slice/brownie tin (20 x 30cm) with baking paper

  2. Add rolled oats to a food processor and blitz into a fine flour. Add to a large mixing bowl.

  3. Sift flour, baking powder and cocoa powder into the mixing bowl with oats. Stir in sugar and xanthan gum.

  4. Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture. Add eggs, vanilla essence, melted butter and yoghurt. Stir until just combined.

  5. Using a spatula, gently fold in chocolate chips, taking care not to overmix the batter. Add a dash or two of milk if batter seems too thick to pour into tin.

  6. Pour mixture into prepared slice tin and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out with a few crumbs clinging.

  7. Allow brownies to cool completely before removing from tin and slicing. Serve dusted with icing sugar or extra cocoa powder if desired.


Hints

  • *Always check ingredients list of gluten free flour mixes for high FODMAP ingredients such as flours based on lupin, chickpeas or other legumes

  • **Xanthan gum has not been tested for FODMAPs, however due to its chemical structure, we believe this to be low in FODMAPs

  • Why not try different flavour combinations - instead of chocolate chips, add low FODMAP berries or chopped low FODMAP nuts such as pecans, walnuts, peanuts or macadamia nuts.

Nutrition Information (per serve)
Energy 738 Kj / 176 cal
Protein 2.90g
Carbohydrates 22.60g
Sugar 14.90g
Total Fat 8.00g
Saturated Fat 4.80g
Fibre 1.20g
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