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Allergy Safe Recipes

Double Whammy Chocolate Brownies

Makes 12 brownies
Free of: All top allergens, except wheat.
For gluten-free recipe, click here.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) carob powder [look for allergen-free brands]
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chocolate chips*
  • 1 cup (250 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1 cup (250 mL) brown sugar
  • 4 eggs or 4 tbsp (60 mL) egg replacer
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

* See note on “Safe Chocolate”

Method

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, sift together flour, carob, baking powder and salt. Add chocolate chips and stir well.
  2. In a separate bowl, use a whisk to cream together oil and sugar. Add the eggs (or egg replacer) and vanilla and stir.
  3. Pour wet mixture into flour mixture and combine.
  4. Grease an 8-inch square (or 8×11-inch) baking pan. Pour batter into pan and spread evenly.
  5. Bake 20–22 minutes. Cool, cut into 12 squares and serve.

* Note: Safe Chocolate
Here are some of our favourite allergy-friendly chocolate choices for baking:

  • Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips – free of all top allergens, plus gluten and casein.
    www.enjoylifefoods.com
  • Nonuttin’ 70% Dark Chocolate Chunks and Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips – free of all top allergens except soy.
    www.nonuttin.com
  • Vermont Nut Free Chocolates Chocolate Chips, Unsweetened Baking Chocolate, Candy Melts and Cocoa Powder – free of peanut and tree nut.
    www.vermontnutfree.com

Recipe by Simon Clarke

Food photography by Chris Gonzaga

First published in Allergic Living magazine, Winter 2009.
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