Fudgy Brownies Made with Cassava Flour

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July 8th, 2020
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These Fudgy Brownies Made with Cassava Flour which make them grain free!  And made with 3 different varieties Filipino chocolate. 

Happy World Chocolate Day with Brownies Made with Cassava Flour!

It’s been awhile since we celebrated a food holiday here and today is one of my favorites.  World Chocolate Day!  I am a chocolate fiend.  No joke!  I have a 20×12 inch chocolate box that is 12 inches deep that has now been depleted because of this virus.  All you have to do is give me chocolate and we are automatically BFF’s.  It’s one of the souvenirs I pick up when I travel.  Looking for locally made chocolate is a hobby of mine that I miss so much.

To celebrate I made one of my favorite snacks/desserts.  The chocolate Brownie.

How to make Brownies Made with Cassava Flour

In this grain free version I use coconut sugar and cassava flour to make it a touch healthier.  This is what you will need to make my Brownies Made with Cassava Flour.

First melt together the vegan butter and chopped chocolate over low heat.  You don’t want the chocolate to burn so take it low and slow.

While the chocolate and butter are cooling mix together all the dry ingredients in a bowl.

Now pour in the chocolate mixture into the dry mixture.

Add the eggs and the vanilla and mix well.

Finally lightly fold in the cassava flour.

It should now look nice and lush and silky like this.

To bake line a 8×8 square inch pan with foil and spray with coconut oil.  Pour in the batter and bake at 325 Degrees for 25 minutes.

Leave to cool completely in the pan, then lift it out and cut into 16 squares.

Celebrating Philippine Chocolate

As I mentioned earlier these brownies are made with 3 different varieties of Philippine chocolate.

The flavor profile of Philippine chocolate is so unique. To me it’s almost floral with hints of coffee. Much like wine the soil, climate, fermenting and roasting plays into the what you taste. I encourage you to try some. You can order these chocolates here in the US.

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Probably only one of the good things from the current government is the investment they have made in this industry. There are so many chocolate brands coming out the the country and it makes me so proud.

I highly recommend watching this video from CNN Philippines about The Rise of Philippine Chocolate.

Enjoy these Brownies made with Cassava Flour.  They are as decadent and dense as the real thing.

More Chocolate Treats To Make and Enjoy

Salty Green Mango Chocolate Chip Cookies

Boozy Tablea Tsokolate (Filipino Hot Chocolate)

Healthy Champorado with Bonito Flakes

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Fudgy Brownies Made with Cassava Flour
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Fudgy Brownies Made with Cassava Flour

These Fudgy Brownies Made with Cassava Flour which make them grain free!  And made with 3 different varieties Filipino chocolate. 

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, Filipino
Keyword Brownies, Chocolate, Healthy Filipino, Philippine Chocolate
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 Squares
Author Rezel Kealoha

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Vegan Butter
  • 1 Cup Chopped Chocolate I used a mix of Oodaalolly and Theo and Brom both made with cacao from the Philippines
  • 1 1/4 Cup Coconut Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Cocoa Powder I used cocoa powder from Cacao de Davao
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Paste
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/3 Cup Cassava Flour

Instructions

  1. Pre-Heat oven to 325 Degrees C.

  2. Line an 8x8 inch square pan with foil and spray with oil.

  3. Place the vegan butter and chocolate in a small sauce pan and melt over low heat. Leave to cool.

    Butter and chocolate melted together in a sauce pan.
  4. In a large bowl mix together the coconut sugar, cocoa powder and salt.

    Fudgy Brownies Made with Cassava Flour Brownie Ingredients
  5. Pour in the chocolate mixture into the dry ingredients.

    Pouring butter and chocolate to dry mixture
  6. Mix in the eggs and vanilla paste until it is nice and smooth with no lumps.

    Making Brownie Batter - adding two eggs and vanilla paste.
  7. Add in the cassava flour and fold in until incorporated in the batter.

    Brownie batter with Cassava Flour
  8. Pour in the batter in the lined tin and bake for 25 minutes.

    Brownie Batter Just Poured into a Foil Lined Baking Tin
  9. Leave to completly cool in the tin, then lift out and cut into 16 squares.

    Fudgy Brownies Made with Cassava Flour

Recipe Notes

The vegan butter can be replaced with regular butter.

The cassava flour can also be replaced with regular flour.

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