Keto - Paleo Brownies Recipe with 7 Perfect Ingredients


Prep Notes


Whether you’re currently following a Paleo diet or close to it, looking for a flourless brownies recipe, or you’re just wanting a healthier take on this classic recipe, these Paleo brownies are going to be perfect for you! Do you have a milk allergy or are you choosing to avoid dairy for health reasons? This recipe also has you covered since these are completely dairy-free brownies.


Chocolate frosting for brownies can be a way to make brownies even more chocolatey and decadent, but most frostings are just a sugar and fat trap. If you’re looking to add frosting to these paleo brownies, you can try this  Spiced Coconut Chocolate Frosting, which is actually a Paleo-friendly frosting recipe. Or, if you’re okay with butter then you may also want use the following healthier take on a more traditional chocolate frosting. Warning: these frostings may use healthier ingredients, but they will not disappoint your taste buds one bit!


Cooking Time

30 minutes.

Yields

12

Ingredients


  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅓ cup dark chocolate chips
  • ½–¾ cup maple sugar (I use Lakanto to make this keto)
  • ¾ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
  • 3 tablespoons arrowroot starch
  • ¼-½ cup cocoa or cacao powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Directions


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Melt the coconut oil and chocolate chips in a small pot over medium heat.
  3. Using a hand mixer, mix all the other ingredients together until the batter is thick.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool for 15 minutes.

Notes


This recipe makes 12 servings of brownies. One Paleo brownie from this recipe using a half cup of maple sugar contains approximately: 


  • 149 calories
  • 9.6 grams fat
  • 12.9 milligrams sodium
  • 17 grams carbs
  • 0.5 grams fiber
  • 9 grams sugar
  • 1.1 grams protein
  • 0.41 milligrams manganese (20.3 percent DV)
  • 0.75 zinc (5 percent DV)
  • 0.36 milligrams iron (2 percent DV)
  • 20 milligrams phosphorus (2 percent DV)
  • 0.03 milligrams riboflavin (2 percent DV)
  • 8 international units vitamin D (2 percent DV)

Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your specific needs. In terms of the sugar content, you can control it by the amount of maple sugar you choose to use plus the quality of the chocolate chips (the darker they are, the less sugar they will contain).