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Rich Chocolate Paleo Brownies

Paleo Brownies

These rich, delicious, intensely chocolaty, Paleo(ish) brownies are packed with nutritional goodness from raw cacao, coconut oil, maple syrup and almond flour. This is one decadent treat you can feel good about eating and they are naturally gluten free. The texture is on the cakey side but will get fudgier if they are refrigerated overnight. If you really want to take your dessert over the top add some Paleo chocolate sauce for a truly indulgent experience.

Paleo Brownies

Rich Chocolate Paleo Brownies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, gluten free
Keyword: Brownies, Chocolate, Gluten Free, Paleo
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 151 kcal
Author: Alina Eisenhauer


  • 3/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2/3 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup raw coconut sugar
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup almond flour
  • 2/3 cup cassava flour
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla seed paste or pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup lily's or know better dark chocolate chips optional


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

  2. Sift or whisk together cacao and baking soda in large bowl; stir in half of the melted coconut oil. Add boiling water; stir until mixture thickens. 

  3. Stir in the coconut sugar, eggs, remaining melted coconut oil and maple syrup; stir until smooth.

  4.  Add the flours, vanilla and salt; blend completely. If using, stir in chocolate chips. Pour into prepared pan.

  5. 3. Bake 25-30minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. If you like a fudgy brownie, refrigerate the overnight.

Nutrition Facts
Rich Chocolate Paleo Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 151 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 70mg3%
Potassium 76mg2%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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