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Really Brown Brownie Recipie


OK, so let’s just get this out of the way right off the bat.  These are NOT low-calorie.

BUT if you are looking for a yummy gooey treat, than you can make these and feel good about the ingredients in them.  Nothing refined, nothing white except a little sea salt.  I am really picky about brownies, I am not a cakey brownie fan.  I want mine thick, fudgy and ooey gooey – these deliver on all that.

Whole, perfectly chocolaty, rich, and ridiculously good.   Now that your mouth is watering here is the recipe:


1 1/3 cups semi sweet  Ghirardelli choc chips ( plus another 2/3 cups  for adding in before baking- you can use semi sweet or a different for this like – milk, dark, or white to change it up a bit)

5 T organic butter

2 organic eggs

3/4 cups organic coconut cane sugar

1 t natural vanilla extract ( I use Spice Island Brand it’s a little priceir than your run of the mill but it is pure vanilla without alcohol)

1/4 t sea salt

3 T unsweetened baking cocoa (I use Ghiradelli)

1/3 cup whole wheat pastry flour

Coconut oil (just for greasing the pan)


Grease a 8×8 pyrex dish with coconut oil and preheat oven to 350.  Cut butter into cubes, melt it and the choc chips together in a double broiler ( a metal bowl set over a boiling pot of water.  Make sure the bottom of the bowl isn’t touching the water, just getting the steam – once water is at a steady boil underneath your bowl, turn heat off and just stir mixture until creamy- set aside.

In a separate bowl wisk your coconut sugar and eggs together until they are a smooth texture with no clumps and the mixture flows off of your wisk in a steady stream- it will be brown.  Then wisk in vanilla, salt, and cocoa.  Next sift in your flour (you can just use a small hand strainer) and then gently fold in the flour until totally combined.  (Don’t mix it too much- just fold it gently, this will keep your brownies from getting hard).  Once it is totally combined fold in your 2/3 cup of chips.  Pour into greased pan and Bake at 350 for 20 -25 minutes.

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